Test Overview
Test Methodology

ELISA

Test Usage

As the primary mediator of endogenous fibrinolysis, elevated tPA levels are strongly associated with an increased risk of arterial vascular disease and have been shown to indicate risk of future myocardial infarction.

Reference Range *

<14.1 ng/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday
Analytic Time

3 - 9 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 57 (ZW57) (Esoterix Coagulation 300125)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in blue top (citrate) tube. Draw without tourniquet. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial and freeze.

Blue Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL plasma
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL plasma
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Esoterix Coagulation.

Billing
CPT Code
85415
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