Test Details

Mnemonic

PAIAR

Ordering Code

3619860

CPT-4 Code(s)

85415

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Collect between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Follow coagulation test methods in appendices.

Collect

Light blue sodium citrate

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.5 mL plasma in a sterile, screw capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Critical frozen

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed specimens, serum, EDTA plasma

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 60 days

Methodology

Bioimmunoassay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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