Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1, Activity
0098781
Ordering Recommendation
Assay detects elevated PAI concentrations, low concentrations may not be accurately quantified. Not a first-line test for diagnosing inherited thrombotic or bleeding disorders.
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Mnemonic
PAI-1
Methodology
Bioimmunoassay
Performed
Mon, Thu
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect specimen between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.  
Collect
Lt. blue (sodium citrate). Refer to Specimen Handling at aruplab.com for hemostasis/thrombosis specimen handling guidelines.  
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge plasma. Within 1 hour of draw, transfer 1.5 mL platelet-poor plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Hemolyzed specimens or specimens that have been thawed and refrozen.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Refer to report
Note
CPT Code(s)
85415
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0098781Plasminogen Activator Inhibit
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Cross References
  • PAI-1
  • Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1