Test directory: Protein C Antigen

Ordering Code101
Test NameProtein C Antigen
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerCitrate, 3.2% (Lt Blue)
Other Specimen/ContainerNone
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsDraw full tube
Avoid hemolysis.
Handling InstructionsDouble centrifuge coag plasma
Separate and freeze immediately.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Received ambient at reference laboratory,
Received refrigerated at reference laboratory
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 5 Days
MethodologyEnzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Protein C AntigenALLSee report.