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C3, Complement

Centralized Core Laboratory : Special Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
C3 SCYEL
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 2.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Gross lipemia, Specimens collected in serum separator tubes are unacceptable.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Mon, Wed, Fri (0800-1600)
Methodology:
Nephelometry
Special Instructions:
RUN ON MON,WED,FRI. MUST BE IN LAB BY 1000 FOR SAME DAY RESULTS. STORE @-20C. DO NOT USE SST TUBE. Fasting preferred.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8484
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Ref. range is age dependent; avail on patient report
CPT Code:
86160