Factor B Level to National Jewish Health


Sunquest Code:FBL  
Epic Code:LAB6283Epic Name:Complement Factor B Level
Methodology:Radial immunodiffusion (RID)
CPT Code:86160
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 4 weeks.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL
Causes for Rejection:Thawed specimen. Samples stored at -20°C.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot plasma within 30 minutes of collection, 1 mL, 0.25 mL minimum. Store on dry ice or at -70°C.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Jewish Health)
Referral Lab number:FBL


Interpretive

Reference Range:127.6 - 278.5 mcg/mL


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