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Test Code A2 Antiplasmin Alpha-2 Antiplasmin Level

Clinical System Name

Alpha-2 Antiplasmin Level

Synonyms

Alpha 2 Antiplasmin
Antiplasmin Activity

 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Lt. Blue/Citrate

Preferred Vol: 1.8 - 4.5 mL in properly filled coag tubes

Minimum Vol:  1.8 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Serum, EDTA plasma. Clotted, not frozen, or hemolyzed

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp:-70 C

Storage location: Spin blood; respin plasma. Freeze 0.5 - 1 mL platelet poor plasma in the -70° send-out rack. Critical frozen.

 

Off-site collection:  Spin blood; respin plasma. Critical frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma Room Temp 4 h
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen @ -20 3 m
  Frozen @ -70 6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, performed M & Th 2 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221
 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

 

 

1 - 4 days 55 - 115
5 - 29 days 70 - 130
30 - 89 days 76 - 124
90 - 179 days 76 - 140
180 - 364 days 83 - 139
1 - 5 years 93 - 117
6 years 89 - 110
7 - 9 years 88 - 147
10 - 11 years 90 - 144
12 - 13 years 87 - 142
14 - 15 years 83 - 136
16 - 17 years 77 - 134
18 years and older 82 - 133

 

Methodology

Method: Chromogenic Substrate

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

85410

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Alpha-2-Antiplasmin, Activity
Reference Test Number:

0098727

Instructions:

Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.Send out M - F with ARUP courier.