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Plasminogen Activity
0030190
Ordering Recommendation

•Screen for plasminogen deficiency.
•Not a first-line test for diagnosing inherited thrombotic or bleeding disorders.

Mnemonic
PLG
Methodology
Chromogenic Assay
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lt. blue (sodium citrate). Refer to Specimen Handling at aruplab.com for hemostasis/thrombosis specimen handling guidelines.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL platelet-poor plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: at -20°C: 3 months; at -70° C: 6 months  
Reference Interval
71-144%
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
85420
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0030190Plasminogen Activity28660-9
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Aliases
  • Plasminogen, Functional
  • Plasminogen, Functional, Plasma