Test Details

Mnemonic

C8

Ordering Code

3501020

CPT-4 Code(s)

86160 RUO

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: EDTA
Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, lipemia

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 21 days

Methodology

Radial Immunodiffusion (RID)
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Reference Range

10.7 - 24.9 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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