Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1


Sunquest Code:PACIN1  
Epic Code:LAB6314Epic Name:Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-12 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic. This test has not been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Specimen Collection and Processing for Coagulation Specimens



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.7 mL (in 3 mL tube) - filled to fill line on the tube.
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.8 mL (in 2 mL tube) - filled to fill line on the tube.
Container:Blue Na Citrate, 3.2% - fill to fill line on tube
Collection Instructions:Deliver to the laboratory within 3 hours. See link to Specimen Collection and Processing for Coagulation Specimens.
Causes for Rejection:Underfilled tube, gross hemolysis, icterus or lipemia


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:See Associated Links. Aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in freezer at -40ºC if possible.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:14 days frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo)
Referral Lab number:PAI1


Interpretive

Reference Range:3-72 ng/mL
Use:Identification of hereditary elevation or deficiency or plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1.


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