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5165: Protein S Antigen, Total (5165) Print View
Protein S, Total Antigen TURB  70 - 140  % normal 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma Citrated 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Antigen testing is appropriate when a functional activity deficiency is present. If low, Total Protein S Antigen assesses the Protein S deficiency as Type I or III (IIa).

Draw blood in a light blue-top tube containing 3.2% sodium citrate,
mix gently by inverting 3-4 times. Centrifuge 15 minutes at 1500 g
within one hour of collection. Using a plastic pipette, remove
plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy layer and place
into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and transfer
platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial(s). Freeze immediately
and transport on dry ice.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
85305

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Frozen -70 degrees: 1 year Reject Criteria: Hemolysis, Thawed plasma, Received room temperature, Received refrigerated, Received thawed






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