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Protein C Antigen

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
PRCAG MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA
Special Instructions:
    Days Performed: Mon - Fri
    Centrifuge, remove plasma, centrifuge again.
    Please send 1 mL frozen plasma.
If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
3-7 days
Additional Info:
    Reference Range:
    Adults: 70-150%
    Normal, full-term newborn infants or healthy premature infants may have decreased levels of protein C antigen (15%-50%), which may not reach adult levels until later in childhood or early adolescence
CPT Code:
85302