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COMPLEMENT ACTIVITY, TOTAL EIA

Test Number:
  • 0050198
Test Alias:
  • Hemolytic Complement
Preferred Specimen:
  • SERUM
Container Type:
  • SST OR PLAIN RED TOP
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 2 ML
Collection Instructions:
  • Separate and freeze serum immediately in a plastic vial. Place in specimen bag with Frozen Specimen label applied and transport frozen. Note: Sample can not be repeated once sample has been thawed and resulted.
Transport Temperature:
  • CRITICAL FROZEN
Specimen Stability:
  • After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 30 days
Methodology:
  • Liposome
CPT Code:
  • 86162
Reject Criteria:
  • Gross hemolysis • Lipemia • Received thawed • Received refrigerated • Received room temperature
Reference Range:
  • 31-60 U/mL
Report Available:
  • 3 days

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