COMPLEMENT COMPONENT C8

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Radial Immunodiffusion (RID)

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 21 days

Reference Range
10.7-24.9 mg/dL

Performed
Monday

Turnaround Time7-9 days
Test CodeC8
CPT-4 Code (s)
86160
LOINC Codes
4509-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory