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Profibrinolysin, PMG.

Common Use:
To assess thrombolytic disorders such as disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and monitor thrombolytic therapy.

Plasma collected in a completely filled blue-top (3.2% sodium citrate) tube. If the patient’s hematocrit exceeds 55%, the volume of citrate in the collection tube must be adjusted.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Chromogenic substrate for plasminogen activity and nephelometric for plasminogen antigen)

Plasminogen activity80%–100% of normal
Plasminogen antigen7.5–15.5 mg/dL
Plasminogen activity in newborns is half of adult ranges.

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