Alpha -2- Antiplasmin
Alpha -2- Antiplasmin is an inhibitor of the fibrinolytic pathway. A deficiency can cause clots to break down too quickly and lead to bleeding episodes.
|Tube||05 (CP) - Citrate|
|Additional Information||Also known as Plasmin Inhibitor.|
|Turn Around||10 days|
|Send to||Specialist Coagulation
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
St James University Hospital
|Collection Con||Samples must be processed within 6 hours of being taken.
Citrated Plasma. 2 correctly filled adult (3.5ml) or 2x2ml paediatric citrate samples are required
|Ref. Range (Male)||0.8 - 1.12|
|Ref. Range (Female)||0.8 - 1.12|
|Ref. Range (Paed)||0.8 - 1.12|
|Ref. Range Notes||Critical telephone values: Alpha-2-antiplasmin less than 0.7iu/Ml|
|IP Acute TAT||Contact laboratory|
|IP Routine TAT||10 days|