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Test Code A2 Antiplasmin Alpha-2 Antiplasmin Level

Clinical System Name

Alpha-2 Antiplasmin Level

Synonyms

a2-Antiplasmin

Alpha 2 Antiplasmin

Alpha-2 Plasmin Inhibitor, Plasma

Alpha-2 Proteinase Inhibitor

Antiplasmin, Activity, Plasma

Antiplasmin, Functional, Plasma

Functional Antiplasmin

Plasmin Inhibitor

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 or hemolyzed specimens.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -70 C

Storage location: CRITICAL FROZEN. Spin blood; respin plasma. Freeze 0.5 mL - 1 mL platelet poor plasma in the CPA -70 freezer, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: CRITICAL FROZEN. Spin blood; respin plasma.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma Room Temp 4 h
  Refrigerated Unacceptable
  Frozen 3 m (-20 C), 6 m (-70 C)

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

M and Th

1 - 5 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 Assay

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

85410

Send Out Instructions

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

0098727

Instructions:

Send out Monday - Friday with the ARUP courier.