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SC5b-9 Level

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Soluble Terminal Complement Complex

sMAC

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s):  Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol:  1 mL

 

Note: Deliver to the Lab within 1/2  hour of collection.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Incorrect anticoagulant. Hemolyzed, clotted, or older than 2 hours unspun.

 

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp:-20 C

Storage location: Separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection, aliquot 1 mL plasma. Place sample in the CPA freezer send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:  Separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection and freeze.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

2 h

  Refrigerated N
  Frozen

2 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, performed M - F 5 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

CBDI Special Hemostasis Laboratory: (513) 803-3503

Department

Department:  

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

3333 Burnet Avenue

Lab Processing B-4

Cincinnati Ohio 45229

 

Phone Number

(513) 636-7355

 

Reference Range

The SC5b-9 enzyme immunoassay (EIA) measures the amount of the SC5b-9 complex present in human plasma.The SC5b-9 enzyme immunoassay (EIA) measures the amount of the SC5b-9 complex present in human plasma (ng/mL).

Methodology

Method: EIA

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86160 (TLZ 10/13/15)

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: SC5b-9 Level
Reference Test Number:

1180

Instructions:

Send FedEX PRIORITY Overnight to Cincinnati Children's on dry ice.