Protein C antigen

Alphabetical Test listing

Protein C antigen-994

  
Protein C antigen
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Protein C-Immunological
  

Confirmation and characterization of protein C deficiency

  
Sodium citrate (Na cit) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  
  • Blood should be collected in a blue-top tube containing 3.2% buffered sodium citrate.
  • If the patient's hematocrit exceeds 55%, the volume of citrate in the collection tube must be adjusted.
  • Evacuated collection tubes must be filled to completion to ensure a proper blood-to-anticoagulant ratio
  • The sample should be mixed immediately by gentle inversion at least six times to ensure adequate mixing of the anticoagulant with the blood.
  

Spin, separate and freeze.

  

Frozen (strict)

  
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Clotted specimens
  • Specimens thawed in transit
  
LabCorp Burlington (080465): R-NX
  
Daily
  
1 - 4 days
  

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

  

60 − 150 %

Protein C levels tend to be lower in newborns but typically reach adult ranges by six months of age. Levels in some children remain low until 16 years of age

  
85302
  
Result 27820-0
  
05/23/2019
  
02/17/2021