PLASMINOGEN ACTIVITY, PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a light blue sodium citrate tube. See appendices for coagulation test collection instructions. Send 1.0 mL plasma (0.5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples

Methodology
Amidolysis of Chromoginic Substrate

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerate: Unacceptable; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
75-140%

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodePLACT
CPT-4 Code (s)
85420
LOINC Codes
28660-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory