platelet aggregation and platelet nucleotides (diagnostic test)


platelet aggregation and platelet nucleotides (diagnostic test)

Also known as

platelet function

Additional information

Fill exactly to the line indicated on the bottle. Samples must be hand delivered to the laboratory immediately. Capillary samples are unsuitable for coagulation tests. 5 ml sample bottles are available form the Haemophilia Centre.

Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

4 x 5ml venous blood, citrate

Turnaround time

24 hours


Upon request

Call in advance?

Please discuss with the Haematology Specialist Registrar/ Haemophilia Nurse Consultant before taking the sample.


The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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