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PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR INHIBITOR-1 ANTIGEN
Number 1154
CPT Code 85415
Alias PAI-1 ANTIGEN
Specimen Container Blue Top Citrate
Specimen Type Plasma Citrate
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Contact Laboratory
Alternate Specimen 
Volume 1 mL Plasma
Stability Ambient Unstable
Stability Refrigerated 2 Hours
Stability Frozen Preferred
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assay (ELISA)

Limitations 

Samples containing platelets prior to freezing will give erroneously high results due to the release of latent PAI-1 from platelet granules.

Rejection Criteria 

Hemolysis; clotted specimen; specimen contaminated with heparin (ie, drawn with blood gases); specimens containing fibrin clots; specimen thawed

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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