Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: PAI-1 MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Blue top (sodium citrate) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Special Instructions: 3.2% sodium citrate is the preferred anticoagulant.

1. Spin down, remove plasma and spin plasma again
Freeze specimen immediately at < or = -40C, if possible
Note: Double centrifuged specimen is critical for accurate results as platelet contamination may cause spurious results.



Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 7-12 days

Additional Info: Reference range: 3-72 ng/mL

CPT Code: 83520

Synonyms: -

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