TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR ANTIGEN

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in 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
Serum, EDTA plasma, or hemolyzed specimens

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
0.8-11.2 ng/mL

Performed
Tuesday

Turnaround Time9-12 days
Test CodeTPLA
CPT-4 Code (s)
85415
LOINC Codes
5971-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory