Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) Antigen

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
CPT Codes: 85415 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-7 days.

Collection Instructions

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:Collect without tourniquet.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Esoterix)
Referral Lab number:500029


Reference Range:<18 y: Use published ranges
18-60 y: <14.1 ng/mL

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