Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Platelet Retic

Synonyms
Immature Platelet Fraction

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
1 mL in 3mL EDTA lavender top tube or
250 uL in microtainer

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 1 hour
Routine: 4 hours

Special Instructions
Cannot test on specimens > 4 hours old

Methodology
Sysmex

Ranges
0-7%

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