PROTEIN C (ANTIGEN)
1-Light Blue Sodium Citrate/1.0 mL PLASMA FROZEN in a screw-capped plastic vial. Indicate “plasma/lt blue” on transport vial. Call lab for dry ice for shipment.
Separate samples should be submitted when multiple tests are ordered
Frozen 1 month
5 days Performed Tues, Fri
Congenital Protein C deficiency is characterized by recurrent venous thrombosis and thromboembolism beginning in adolescence. Type I is characterized by reduction in both antigenic and functional levels, whereas in Type II functional levels are decreased much more than antigenic levels.