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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