Plasminogen Activity

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: PLASMIN
POE DESCRIPTION: PLASMINOGEN
CPT CODE: 85420-90
CDM NUMBER:

3181293

TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

This test cannot be added onto an existing sample.

CONTAINER TYPE:

Blue top (citrate) tube

COLLECTION: See Section - Specimen Collection Guidelines  - Coagulation Specimens
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4.0 mL whole blood (2.0 mL citrated platelet poor plasma)

REJECTION CRITERIA: Specimen hemolyzed, Hct >55%
MINIMUM VOLUME:

3.5 mL blood (1.0 mL citrated platelet poor plasma).  Fill pediatric tube (1.8 mL) fully.

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 4458

LAST UPDATED:

9-17-2012

TEST SYNONYM(S):Plasminogen, Functional; Quantitative Plasminogen