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Test Code C2 C2 Complement

Clinical System Name

C2 Complement

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.2 mL

 

Note:              Send to lab promptly.SSSSSSSSe

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Serum not separated within one hour.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Aliquot 0.1 - 1 mL within one hour of collection. Deliver to CPA freezer send-outs rack.

 

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp 28 d
  Refrigerated 28 d
  Frozen 28 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N  M, W 4 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

Department

Department:  

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number

(800) 553-5445

 

 

 

Reference Range

1.6-3.5 mg/dL

Methodology

Method: Radial Immunodiffusion (RID)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86160

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Complement Component C2

Reference Test Number:

44842P

Instructions:

Send out Monday through Friday with Quest courier.