ASTM F2888 - 19

Standard Practice for Platelet Leukocyte Count—An In-Vitro Measure for Hemocompatibility Assessment of Cardiovascular Materials

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1.1 This practice assists in the evaluation of cardiovascular device materials for their ability to induce thrombus formation. Thrombus formation is assessed by means of a reduction in human platelets and leukocytes when consumed by thrombus after activation on the material surface. This assay may be part of the hemocompatibility evaluation for devices and materials contacting human blood, as in accordance with ANSI/AAMI/ISO 10993–4. See also Test Method F2382.1.2 All safety policies and practices shall be observed during the performance of this practice. All human blood and any materials that had contact with human blood shall be bagged in a biohazard bag, properly labeled with the contents, and disposed of by appropriate means.1.3 The human blood should be handled at Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) as recommended in the Centers for Disease Control/National Institutes of Health publication, Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL). The human blood donor must have te

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ICS: 11.100.30 - Analysis of blood and urine

Item number: A006089