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Test Code C1F C1 Function

Important Note

Must be processed and frozen within 60 minutes of collection.

Clinical System Name

C1 Function

Synonyms

Complement C1 Function

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Note: Gel separator is not acceptable. Send to the Lab immediately after collection.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Gel separator is not acceptable. Thawed specimen.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -70 C

Storage location: Spin blood immediately, transfer 0.5 mL serum to a plastic tube affixed with large computer label. Deliver specimen to the freezer send-outs rack. Plasma should be frozen within 1 hour of blood draw.

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood immediately. Serum should be frozen within 1 hour of blood draw.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp N
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen  1 yr

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N 1st Thursday of the month up to 4 w

 

Performing Laboratory

National Jewish Medical Center

Department

Department:  

National Jewish Medical Center

Complement Laboratory - Room M013
1400 Jackson St
Denver, CO 80206
 

Phone Number: (800) 550-6227

 

 

Reference Range

Reference Interval

Human Male: 75672-190932 Units/mL
Human Female: 75672-190932 Units/mL

Methodology

Method: Hemolytic Assay

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86161

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: C1 Function
Reference Test Number: C1F
Instructions: Ship frozen samples overnight to National Jewish Medical Center Complement Laboratory.