Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91068

Complement Component 5

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 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 from cells ASAP
  • Allow specimen to clot for one hour at room temperature.
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Immunodiffusion
Performed:Tuesday, Friday
Reported:4-9 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86160
Components:
  • 91068 - COMPLEMENT C5
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