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PAI-1, antigen

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB4230

 

Synonyms: 

Plasminogen activator inhibitor antigen

Methodology: 

Immunoassay (IA)

Schedule: 

Set up: Tues (Night shift)

Reported: 

7-14 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 ml in 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube

Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Transport: Frozen.
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature Received refrigerated
Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 hours; Frozen -20C: 30 days; Frozen -70C: 1 year

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Increased activity is associated with increased risk arterial thrombosis; may be increased after acute event.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=36555

CPT Code(s): 

85415

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 6:43:37

Last Reviewed: 

8/25/2017 6:43:45