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87180:PLASMINOGEN ACTIVITY
Methodology:Chromogenic Assay
Edit Date:2/9/2009
Performed:Monday-Friday
Released:24 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories' reference lab.
CPT Code:85420-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:One 4.5 mL light blue top tube (sodium citrate). Immediately place in ice bath.
Handling:Centrifuge an separate platelet-poor plasma into plastic vial. Freeze. Critical frozen. If other testing is ordered send separate specimen for this test.
Stability:4 hours ambient, 4 hours refrigerated, or 7 days frozen.
Standard Volume:1 mL platelet-poor plasma.
Minimum Volume:0.8 mL platelet-poor plasma.
Transport:Critical frozen, on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria:Serum, non-frozen or hemolyzed specimen, plasma other than sodium citrate.
Reference Range:
71-144%