The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Plasminogen

Plasminogen

Forms part of the fibrinolytic pathway converted to plasmin by activators which removes blood clots.

Tube 05 (CP) - Citrate
ID 12671
Availability Weekdays
Additional Information A deficiency can result in a thrombotic tendency
Send to Specialist Coagulation
Chancellor / Lincoln Wing Link Corridor
Pathology
Block 32
St James University Hospital
Beckett Street
Leeds
LS9 7TF
Contact https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/pathology-2/specialist-laboratory-medicine-slm/specialist-coagulation/?stage=Stage
Collection Con 1 x Citrate tube filled to the line.
Samples must be processed within 6 hours of being taken.
Sample REQ Blood
Ref. Range (Male) 0.75 - 1.35
Ref. Range (Female) 0.75 - 1.35
Ref. Range (Paed) 0.75 - 1.35
Ref. Range Notes Critical telephone values: Plasminogen less than 0.65iu/mL
Units iu/mL
IP Acute TAT Contact laboratory
IP Routine TAT 10 days
GP Acute TAT Contact laboratory
GP Routine TAT 10 days
Telepath PLASJ
ICE Codes LPLAS