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
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.
Transport frozen specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory on dry ice.
Hemolyzed specimens, clotted specimens, partially filled tubes and whole blood specimens greater than 4 hours old when received by the laboratory are not acceptable.