Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2020 @ 9:13 am

91066

Complement, Total

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Critical Frozen
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection
  • Allow specimen to clot for one hour at room temperature.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Use of separator tubes
  • Repeated freeze/thaw cycles
    Specimens not received frozen
    Specimens left to clot at 2-8 C
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86162
Components:
  • 91066 - COMPLEMENT, TOTAL
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