PCAG - Overview: Protein C Antigen, Plasma

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: PCAG    
Protein C Antigen, Plasma

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

Differentiating congenital Type I protein C deficiency from Type II deficiency


Evaluating the significance of decreased functional protein C, especially when decreased protein C activity might be congenital rather than acquired (eg, due to oral anticoagulant effect, vitamin K deficiency, liver disease, or intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis/disseminated intravascular coagulation)

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

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

Protein C Ag, P

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

Protein C Immunologic