SC5B-9 Level, Pediatric - LG6535


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:MAC; SC5B9 Terminal Complement Complex; Eculizuma; Membrane Attack Complex; Soluble Terminal Complement Complex
Methodology:Enzyme immunoassay
CPT Code:86160
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1-2 weeks.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition must accompany each sample. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Thrombotic Microangiopathy Test Requisition



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Causes for Rejection:Thawed specimen. Incorrect anticoagulant. Hemolyzed, clotted or older than 2 hours unspun.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 1.5 mL, Minimum specimen is one 0.5 mL aliquot, but two 0.5 mL aliquots is preferred. Store in freezer at -70°C.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight on dry ice.
Stability:2 hours at room temperature; 2 months frozen at -70°C.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:7304502


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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