Alpha-2-Antiplasmin Assay
Label Mnemonic: ALPHA2A
Epic Lab Code: LAB2567
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Platelet Poor Plasma
Collection Medium:
Light Blue top tube 2.7 mL (Na Citrate)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL platelet poor plasma from light blue top tube
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL platelet poor plasma from light blue top tube
Rejection Criteria:
Serum. EDTA plasma, clotted or hemolyzed specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen.
Turn Around Time:
1-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
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%
Methodology:
Chromogenic Assay
CPT Code:
85410