COMPLEMENT COMPONENT C9

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

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
Received room temperature, gross hemolysis, lipemia

Methodology
Radial Immunodiffusion (RID)

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
6.0-29.0 mg/dL

Performed
Monday

Turnaround Time6-13 days
Test CodeC9
CPT-4 Code (s)
86160 RUO
LOINC Codes
C9 complement:   4510-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory