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Test Code sMAC Cin Soluble C5b-9, Cincinnati

Clinical System Name

Soluble C5b-9, Cincinnati

Synonyms

sMAC, Cincinnati

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

 

Note: Process and freeze plasma within 2 hours of collection

Processing Instructions

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

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: Frozen

Storage location: Affix large Pathnet label and place aliquot tube in Sendouts freezer

 

Off-site collection: Send frozen EDTA/Plasma.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen 2 months

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N   7 days

 

Performing Laboratory

Cincinnati Children's Hosptial

3333 Burnet Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45229

 

Phone Number: (513) 636-4530

Department

Department: Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Interpretive report is provided

Methodology

Method: 

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86160

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: SC5b-9 (MAC)
Reference Test Number: SC5b-9 (MAC)
Instructions: Ship frozen on dry ice overnight via FedEx to Cincinnati Children's Hospital.