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ID:901 Alpha -2- Antiplasmin
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DescriptionAlpha -2- Antiplasmin is an inhibitor of the fibrinolytic pathway. A deficiency can cause clots to break down too quickly and lead to bleeding episodes.
IndicationInvestigation into a bleeding tendency
Additional InfoA deficiency can cause clots to break down too quickly and lead to bleeding episodes.
Concurrent TestsCoagulation Screen
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationInterpreted against a nornal range

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeCoagulation
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsCitrate tubes filled to line please - 1 sample required
Min. Vol
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)0.8 - 1.12
Ref. Range (Female)0.8 - 1.12
Ref. Range (Paed)0.8 - 1.12
Ref. Range NotesCritical telephone values: Alpha-2-antiplasmin less than 0.7iu/mL
Unitsiu/mL
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT10 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentSpecialist test only requested as part of an investigation by a medical haematologist

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 18/06/2019 10:27:09. Published By RJAR on 18/06/2018 10:27:09.