Sample collection and platelet function testing: influence of vacuum or aspiration principle on PFA-100 test results.


As for other tests of hemostasis, the investigation of platelet function is highly vulnerable to a broad series of preanalytical variables, which span from patient preparation to the final analysis of the specimen and issuance of test results. In particular, there remains much controversy about the influence of manual or vacuum aspiration of blood into… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MBC.0b013e32835fada7


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