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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)

 

This test is not useful for predicting a thrombotic event

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

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

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Protein C Ag, P

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

Protein C Immunologic