C3G Functional Panel - LG6785


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:C3GN; DDD
Methodology:Varies by test
Test Includes:Three micro-panels: Complement Antibody Panel, Complement Biomarker Panel, Complement Pathoway Panel.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 4 weeks.
Special Instructions:Diagnostic and clinical information are required for testing. Send a copy of the MORL Kidney Testing Requisition form with each sample. See Associated Links for requisition and processing instructions.
Associated Links:

MORL Kidney Testing Requisition Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:12 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:8.4 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel)
Collection Instructions:Testing requires 2 sample types: Red (no gel) AND purple (EDTA). Collect 8.4-12 mL; 4.2 mL minimum, each in the red (no gel) and purple (EDTA) tubes.
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed specimens. Specimens kept at ambient temperature.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 2 mL minimum, of each EDTA plasma AND serum. Clearly indicate sample type on each aliquot tube. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University Iowa Molecular Otolaryngology & Renal Research Laboratories)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Appropriate for the initial evaluation of C3G patients, i.e., DDD or C3GN


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