Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor (PAI-1) Antigen

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

PAI ACT

POE DESCRIPTION:

PAI (Plasminogen Activator In)

CPT CODE:

85415-90

TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

This test cannot be added onto an existing sample.

CONTAINER TYPE:

Blue citrate tube

COLLECTION:

See Section - Specimen Collection Guidelines - Coagulation Specimens

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4.5 mL blood (1.0 mL citrated platelet poor plasma)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Specimen hemolyzed; Hct >55%; underfilled (QNS)

MINIMUM VOLUME:

3.5 mL blood (0.5 mL citrated platelet poor plasma)

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code (S52559)

LAST UPDATED:

9-17-2012

TEST SYNONYM(S):PAI Activity