Test Details

Mnemonic

C1COM

Ordering Code

3620000

CPT-4 Code(s)

86161

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top
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Specimen Preparation

Allow blood to clot at room temperature for 20 - 60 minutes. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum frozen (-70°C) in a screw capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.
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Minimum Volume

0.25 mL
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Transport Temperature

Critical frozen
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Rejection Criteria

SST, thawed specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 1 year
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Methodology

Quantitative Hemolytic Assay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

National Jewish
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