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Laboratory Medicine

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Plasminogen assay

Citrated Plasma

TestPlasminogen assay
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Clinical IndicationForms part of the fibrinolytic pathway converted to plasmin by activators which removes blood clots. A deficiency can result in a thrombotic tendency
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeCitrated Plasma
Minimum Volume2 x 3mL (adult) 2 x 1mL (paed) (citrated plasma must be filled to bottle line)
Special PrecautionsPlease discuss with Consultant Haematologists in the first instance
Stability 24 hrs
Turnaround Time28 days
LaboratoryRoyal Hallamshire Hospital Sheffield
Reference IntervalIssued with final report
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