Platelet assays

Products listed here are marketed and available for diagnostic use in at least one of the following regions as confirmed by the manufacturer: Australia, Canada, Japan, the European Union, the United States of America.


While comprehensive, this list is not exhaustive due to lack of online information and/or lack of confirmation from some manufacturers. This site is intended as a resource, but makes no claims with respect to accuracy or completeness and explicitly denies any endorsement or promotion of any of the products listed here.


The information included here is current as of December 2016 and will be updated periodically. Corrections and/or updates are welcomed by the site administrators.


Approval status key:

✓ = available for diagnostic use
X = not available for diagnostic use
− = unable to obtain relevant information

PT reagents and kits

LTA kits and reagents

Light transmission aggregometry (LTA) can be used as a diagnostic test for platelet defects or to monitor anti-platelet treatment by measuring platelet aggregation in response to different agonists.

aPTT reagents and kits

PFA kits

Platelet function analysis (PFA) can be used to test the ability of platelets in citrated whole blood to adhere to appropriate substrates under shear stress conditions.

Clot-based FVII activity assay kits

Flow cytometry kits & reagents

Flow cytometry can be used to assess both the physical and antigenic properties of platelets.