Ordering Recommendation

• Screen for alpha-2-antiplasmin deficiency.
• Not a first-line test for diagnosing inherited thrombotic or bleeding disorders.

Mnemonic
ALPHA 2A
Methodology

Chromogenic Assay

Performed

Mon, Thu

Reported

1-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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

1-4 days: 55-115%
5-29 days: 70-130%
30-89 days: 76-124%
90-179 days: 76-140%
180-364 days: 83-139%
1-5 years: 93-117%
6 years:  89-110%
7-9 years: 88-147%
10-11 years: 90-144%
12-13 years:87-142 %
14-15 years: 83-136%
16-17 years: 77-134%
18 years and older: 82-133%

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

85410

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0098727 Alpha-2 Antiplasmin Activity 27810-1
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Aliases
  • a2-Antiplasmin
  • Alpha 2 Antiplasmin
  • Alpha-2 Plasmin Inhibitor, Plasma
  • Alpha-2 Proteinase Inhibitor
  • Antiplasmin, Activity, Plasma
  • Antiplasmin, Functional, Plasma
  • Functional Antiplasmin
  • Plasmin Inhibitor
Alpha-2-Antiplasmin, Activity