Detect elevated concentrations of plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 (PAI-1). Low concentrations of PAI-1 may not be accurately quantified. Not a first-line test for diagnosing inherited thrombotic or bleeding disorders.
Tue, Wed, Thu
Collect specimen between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Lt. blue (sodium citrate). Refer to Specimen Handling at aruplab.com for hemostasis/thrombosis specimen handling guidelines.
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)
CRITICAL FROZEN. Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Serum, EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens.
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 months
Refer to report
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0098781||Plasminogen Activator Inhibit||5975-8|
- Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1