Complement, Total

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: COMPT MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen not sent on ice, hemolysis, lipemia

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Automated Liposome Assay

Special Instructions: Place specimen on ice and deliver to lab promptly.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-2 days

Additional Info: Reference range:
>or=16 years: 30-75 U/mL
Reference values have not been established for patients that are <16 years of age.

CPT Code: 86162

Synonyms: CH50; Total Hemolytic Complement, Complement Deficiency Assay

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