Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : TPA Activity Order Code : TPAAT
Note: ***IMPORTANT: This test is currently unavailable due to a nationwide reagent shortage. Do not order at this time. Although it is not a functional assay, clinicians may find the TPA Antigen (LABTPAAG) test useful. Additionally, Thrombelastograph Clotting Profile (LABTEGCP) could also be used to detect alternations in fibrinolysis.
Synonyms: Tissue Plasminogen Activator Activity
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Call Esoterix Lab for Stabilyte tube. See special collection instruction.
Required Volume: 3 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Bio-immunoassay
Standard Run Times: Wed
Turnaround Time: 9-16 days
Special Handling: Frozen
CPT Codes: 85415
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3211
SHC EPIC Code: LABTPAAT
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Hematology
Sendout Lab: Esoterix Inc
URL: http://www.esoterix.com/prodserv/test_menu/test_detail.asp?center=coagulation&testid=1766