PSGN - Overview: Plasminogen Activity, Plasma

Test Catalog

Test ID: PSGN    
Plasminogen Activity, Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluating patients with incident or recurrent thromboembolic events


Evaluating individuals with a family history of thrombophilia (venous or arterial)


Evaluating patients with ligneous conjunctivitis (strong association with homozygous plasminogen deficiency)


Evaluating fibrinolysis, in combination with other components of the fibrinolytic system (fibrinogen, tPa-inhibitor, and d-dimers)

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Amidolysis of Chromoginic Substrate

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Plasminogen Activity, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Plasminogen, Functional, Plasma