Aspirin Resistance Test ASPRES

Method(s) Light Transmittance
Specimen Required
Collect Two 2 mL Greiner bright blue (sodium citrate) top tubes.
Transport The specimen MUST arrive at the Operations Center within 3 hours of collection. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE the tubes.
Remarks

Draw 2 mL blood into each tube filled to the proper level (1 part anticoagulant to 9 parts blood) at 20-25ºC. Invert tubes 3-4 times to avoid clotting. DO NOT REFRIGERATE TUBE.

Stability Ambient: 4 hours
Unacceptable Conditions Clotted, hemolyzed, collected in wrong tube, tubes less than 90% full, centrifuged, outside stability limits.
Schedule Daily: 0800-2300
Billing Code 4010474
CPTCode 85576
Notes Avoid these medications 7-14 days prior to testing: NSAIDs (except selective COX-2 inhibitors); Non-aspirin anti-platelet drugs.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

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No Appointment Necessary
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