PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR INHIBITOR 1, ACTIVITY

Code
000.0000
Name
PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR INHIBITOR 1, ACTIVITY
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
PAI-1 Activity
CPT Codes
85415
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44522
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Blue, Citrate Platelet-poor plasma (PPP)

Volume

1.5 ml

Transport Info

Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 1 hour of collection
• Promptly centrifuge 15 minutes
• Carefully transfer plasma portion of sample to separate plastic tube using plastic pipette
• Centrifuge transferred plasma sample again to produce platelet-poor plasma (PPP)
• Use second plastic pipette to carefully transfer PPP sample into plastic aliquot tubes
Frozen
CRITICAL FROZEN Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Collect specimen between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Reference Range

See report

Methodology

Bioimmunoassay

Clinical Significance

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