Circulating Immune Complexes


Sunquest Code:CICJ  
Epic Code:LAB6281Epic Name:Circulating Immune Complexes
Synonyms:C1q-binding and C3d
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
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
Container:Purple (EDTA)
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.
Stability:Stable for 1 year if frozen at -70°C.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Jewish Health)
Referral Lab number:CIC


Interpretive

Reference Range:C1q binding: <7.2 mcg Eq/mL C3d (Raji): <15 mcg Eq/mL


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