Test Details

Mnemonic

C1EIF

Ordering Code

3700120

CPT-4 Code(s)

86161

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum frozen in a screw capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN. Sample may not be shared for other testing.
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Minimum Volume

0.2 mL
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Transport Temperature

Frozen
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Rejection Criteria

SST, gross lipemia, specimen not frozen
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Normal: ≥68%
Equivocal: 41 - 67%
Abnormal: ≤40%
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Valencia
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