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Test Code C1Q Solid C1Q Immune Complex Solid Phase

Clinical System Name

C1Q Immune Complex Solid Phase

Synonyms

immune complex assay

Circulating complement binding immune complex

Circulating Immune Complex Detection

Immune Complex Assay
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Send to Main Lab STAT. Must be frozen within one hour of collection.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Non-frozen specimens

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -70 C

Storage location: Serum must be frozen within one hour of blood draw. Spin blood, transfer 1 mL serum to a plastic tube affixed with a large Cerner label. Store serum in the CPA -70 freezer, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin, aliquot, and freeze specimen. Transport frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 2 h
  Refrigerated Unacceptable
  Frozen 2 w

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M and Th 1 - 8 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787


 

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

Less than 4 µgE/mL is considered negative for circulating complement binding immune complexes.

Methodology

Method: Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86332

 

 

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: C1q Binding Assay
Reference Test Number: 0050301
Instructions: Send out Monday - Friday with the ARUP courier.