PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR INHIBITOR, ACTIVITY

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a light blue sodium citrate tube. See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 1.5 mL plasma (1.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed specimens, serum

Methodology
Bioimmunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodePAIAR
CPT-4 Code (s)
85415
LOINC Codes
5975-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory