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Test ID: APSM    
Alpha-2 Plasmin Inhibitor, Plasma

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

9084

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

Yes

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

Diagnosing congenital alpha-2 plasmin inhibitor deficiencies (rare)

 

Providing a more complete assessment of disseminated intravascular coagulation, intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis, or hyperfibrinolysis (primary fibrinolysis), when measured in conjunction with fibrinogen, fibrin D-dimer, fibrin degradation products, soluble fibrin monomer complex, and plasminogen

 

Evaluating liver disease

 

Evaluating the effects of fibrinolytic or antifibrinolytic therapy

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

Hydrolysis of Synthetic Chromogenic Substrate, Colorimetric End point
Includes measurement of the function of antiplasmin, mostly alpha-2-antiplasmin, with slight interference
from alpha-2-macroglobulin.

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

Alpha-2 Plasmin Inhibitor, P

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

Alpha 2 Antiplasmin
Alpha-2 Proteinase Inhibitor
Antiplasmin - Off hours order 399
Antiplasmin, Functional, Plasma
Functional Antiplasmin
Plasmin Inhibitor