Tissue Plasminogen Activator, Antigen
0099187
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
TPA AG
Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-8 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
Separate plasma from cells and freeze ASAP. 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 or heparin.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 4 hours; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
0.8-11.2 ng/mL  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
85415
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099187Tissue Plasminogen Activator Antigen
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Aliases
  • TPA Antigen