Protein C, Functional with Reflex to Protein C, Total and Protein S, Free with Reflex to Protein S, Total
2003386
Ordering Recommendation
Acceptable panel to detect and subtype protein C and S deficiencies. Do not order if the individual has been on warfarin therapy in the previous 2-4 weeks.
Mnemonic
PROT C/S R
Methodology
Clotting/Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Microlatex Particle-Mediated Immunoassay
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-5 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 4 mL platelet-poor plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Non-frozen or hemolyzed specimens. Anticoagulants other than citrate.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -20°C: 3 months, at -70°C: 6 months  
Reference Interval
 
 
Available Separately Components Reference Interval
0030113Protein C, Functional 1-​4 days: 17-​53%
5-​29 days: 20-​64%
30-​89 days: 21-​65%
90-​179 days: 28-​80%
180-​364 days: 37-​81%
1-​6 years: 40-​92%
7-​9 years: 56-​144%
10-​11 years: 59-​143%
12-​13 years: 57-​142%
14-​15 years: 56-​162%
16-​17 years: 68-​154%
18 years and older: 77-​173%
0030111Protein C, Total Antigen 1-​4 days: 17-​53%
5-​29 days: 20-​64%
30-​89 days: 21-​65%
90-​179 days: 28-​80%
180-​364 days: 37-​81%
1-​5 years: 40-​92%
6-​10 years: 45-​93%
11 years and older: 63-​153%
0098894Protein S Free, Antigen 1-​89 days: 15-​55%
90-​179 days: 35-​92%
180-​364 days: 45-​115%
1-​5 years: 62-​120%
6-​9 years: 62-​130%
10-​17 years: 60-​140%
18 years and older Male: 74-​147%
18 years and older Female: 55-​123% 
0030112Protein S, Total Antigen 1-​4 days: 12-​60%
5-​29 days: 22-​78%
30-​89 days: 33-​93%
90-​179 days: 54-​118%
180-​364 days: 55-​119%
1-​5 years: 54-​118%
6-​10 years: 41-​114%
11 years and older: Females: 63-​126%; Males: 84-​134%
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
Note
If Protein C Functional is low, Protein C, Total Antigen will be added. If Protein S Free is low, Protein S Total Antigen will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
85303; 85306; if reflexed add 85302; if reflexed, add 85305
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0030113Protein C Functional
0098894Protein S Ag Free
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Aliases
  • Protein C, Functional and Protein S Free