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Test Code C8 Complement Component C8

Additional Information

Please send separate aliquot for each complement ordered.

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Red top, Plasma (EDTA)

Special Handling Instructions

Separate serum within 1 hour. Can be transported to lab refrigerated.

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Specimen Stability

21 days

Reasons for Rejection

Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia

Methodology

Radial Immunodiffusion (RID)

Reference Ranges

10.7 - 24.9 mg/mL

CPT Code

86160

LOINC Code

4509-6

EMR Interface Order Code

46250