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Test Name: Plasminogen Activity

Test Code(s): PLSMGN / XPLMGA

Test Description: Link: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0030190.jsp

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen Processing: Centrifuge specimen to yield platelet poor plasma (platelet count should be less than 10 K/uL). Separate plasma and transfer to plastic tube or vial. Freeze plasma within 4 hours of collection at -20C or below.

Specimen Transport: Transport frozen specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) on dry ice.

Unacceptable Criteria: Hemolyzed specimens, clotted specimens, partially filled tubes and whole blood specimens greater than 4 hours old when received by the laboratory are not acceptable.


Interpretation

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