Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Specimen not sent on ice, hemolysis, lipemia
Sent to reference lab
Automated Liposome Assay
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).
>or=16 years: 30-75 U/mL
Reference values have not been established for patients that are <16 years of age.
CH50; Total Hemolytic Complement, Complement Deficiency Assay