Plateletpheresis, therapeutic (007-0135) "Plateletpheresis, therapeutic"
Synonyms: Plateletpheresis, Therapeutic; Therapeutic Cytapheresis; Therapeutic Plateletpheresis
CPT 4 Code: 36520
Order Mnemonic: BILL TPP
Order Includes: Removal of platelets from a patient
Lab: Blood Bank Donor Room
Request Form: Attending physician's MD Consult and Blood Bank Primary Request Form
Patient Preparation: Informed consent must be signed by patient.
Collection: Drawn by blood bank donor staff
Causes for Rejection: Determined by Blood Bank physician
Availability: Patients are accepted 24 hours per day with Blood Bank Medical Director approval; Contact the Donor Facility at 281-534-8836 or Blood Bank lab at x21524 to page the blood bank physician on call
Turnaround time: Four hours
Special Instructions: Determined by Blood Bank physician. All requests must include requesting physician’s name and ID number, patient's name, UH #, patient location, clinical information/diagnosis. Request form must be filled out completely and all information must be legible.
Reviewed/Revised 02/15/06 by D. Madrigal, MT(ASCP)SBB