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PAI-1, plasminogen activator inhibitor

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB4229

 

Synonyms: 

Plasminogen activator inhibitor activity

Methodology: 

Bioimmunoassay

Schedule: 

Tue, Wed, Thu

Reported: 

10 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 4.0 mL Plasma in Lt. blue (sodium citrate).

Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Collect specimen between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Transport: CRITICAL FROZEN. Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Unacceptable conditions: Serum, EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens
Stability: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 months

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Assay detects elevated PAI concentrations, low concentrations may not be accurately quantified. Not a first-line test for diagnosing inherited thrombotic or bleeding disorders.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0098781

CPT Code(s): 

85415

Last Changed: 

8/28/2017 1:45:54

Last Reviewed: 

8/28/2017 1:46:01