Platelet Factor 4 Assay (PIFA)

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 3:33:09 PM

Platelet Factor 4 assay (PIFA) for the diagnosis of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia is now being offered at UHSH Wilson Laboratory. It is a rapid screening test with a high Negative Predictive Value. A positive test result will have to be reflexed for confirmatory testing by an outside lab. The test is available 24/7.

Please call Millie Abueg at 763-6198 or Dr. Jagmohan Sidhu at 763-6164, if you have any questions.



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