TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FPAIG    
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1, 4G/5G Genotyping (PAI-1 Polymorphism)

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole blood

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Preferred: EDTA

Acceptable: ACD (Yellow top)

Specimen volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw 5 mL whole blood in a lavender top (EDTA) or yellow top (ACD) tube. Send refrigerated.

Forms

New York Clients - Informed consent is required. Please document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. An Informed Consent for Genetic Testing is available in Special Instructions.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1.00 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA
Other NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Whole bloodRefrigerated (preferred)8 days
 Ambient 8 days