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Test Code PAIAG PAI-1 INHIBITOR ANTIGEN

Important Note

This test is currently unavailable.  Please order Mayo Test ID PAI1, Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Antigen Plasma, as a miscellaneous test.

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PAIAG

PAIAG LAB2126 N/A ZW121

 

Specimen Information

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Minimum Vol

Blue top Tube Plasma Frozen 3.5 mL 0.5 mL 0.5 mL

Patient must be fasting, rested and drawn before 10 am. Large diurnal variation in PAI-1 tests has been reported. Tube for PAI-1 should not be the first tube drawn. After mixing, place on melting ice and process the specimen immediately. Specimen must be spun in a refrigerated centrifuge at 2000 rpm for 20 minutes. Remove the middle third of the plasma, avoiding both the top layer of plasma and the cell layer. Aliquot a minimum of 0.5 ml plasma into a plastic tube, cap and freeze before transporting. Plasma must remain frozen until tested.

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 7-10 days / Not available STAT

Section

Reference Lab: Blood Center of Wisconsin