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Platelet-Membrane Glycoprotein Expression

Alternate test name
  • Platelet, CD41a, CD61, CD42a, CD42b.
  • Glanzmann's and Bernard Soulier syndromes.
Lab area
Method and equipment
  • BD FACSCanto
Expected turn-around time
Three Working Days
Specimen type
  • Peripheral Blood
Specimen requirements
  • 1 mL EDTA
  • 0.5 mL Paediatric tube (EDTA)
Storage and transportation
  • Room Temperature
Special requirements
  • Flow Cytometry Laboratory only accepts samples Monday to Thursday from 8am to 4pm, Fridays 8am to 12pm excluding Holidays and Weekends.
  • Specimen stability in Flow testing is only acceptable within 24 hours of collection.
  • Fresh specimen required.


Shipping information
The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
555 University Avenue, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8
Phone: 416-813-7200
Toll Free: 1-855-381-3212
Hours: 7 days/week, 24 hours/day
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