Plasminogen Activity
0030190
Ordering Recommendation
 
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
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
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Specimens collected in sodium fluoride, EDTA, or heparin. Non-frozen, hemolyzed, or icteric 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 Name
0030190Plasminogen Activity
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Aliases
  • Plasminogen, Functional
  • Plasminogen, Functional, Plasma