Test Details

Mnemonic

C5C

Ordering Code

3420120

CPT-4 Code(s)

86160 RUO

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)

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, gross lipemia, hemolysis, microbial contamination

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 7 days

Methodology

Radial Immunodiffusion
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Reference Range

6.0 - 20.0 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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