Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ALPHA 2 ANTIPLASMIN

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
A2P      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 85410.01         Geisinger Epic ID: 19579

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of plasma; minimum 0.6 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.
Special notes:
See Specimen Processing Instructions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge within one hour of collection. Immediately aliquot specimen into sterile plastic vial. Freeze. Do not thaw. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 24 hours. Frozen: 2 weeks.
Rejection criteria:
Specimens shipped refrigerated or at room temperature are unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
85-156%.
CPT code(s):
85410
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Alpha 2 antiplasmin assay.
Methodology:
Chromogenic
Synonyms:
ATIPLASMIN ACT

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday morning    
Performed stat? No
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