Test Details

Mnemonic

C1QCM

Ordering Code

3708640

CPT-4 Code(s)

86160

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum separator tube (SST), serum removed from gel within 1 hour of collection.

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia

Stability

Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: 29 days

Methodology

Radial Immunodiffusion
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Reference Range

5.0 - 8.6 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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