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Plasminogen Activity

Plasminogen Activity (XPLMGA) ARUP Labs, O-S Lab Test

Name: Plasminogen Activity

Test Name: Plasminogen Activity

Health Link Test Code: XPLMGA

LIS Test Code: PLSMGN

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Link: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0030190.jsp

Specimen Processing:

Centrifuge specimen to yield platelet poor plasma (platelet count should be less than 10 K/uL). Separate plasma and transfer to plastic tube or vial. Freeze plasma within 4 hours of collection at -20°C or below.

Specimen Transport:

Transport frozen specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory on dry ice.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Hemolyzed specimens, clotted specimens, partially filled tubes and whole blood specimens greater than 4 hours old when received by the laboratory are not acceptable.