Complement Component 5


Abbrev Code:C5   
Order Code:LAB3346Order Name:Complement C5
Synonyms:C5
Methodology:Radial immunodiffusion
CPT Codes: 86160 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-8 days


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow specimen to clot 60 minutes at room temperature. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection. Requires separate aliquot. Freeze immediately,
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50156 (C5)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Adult: 7-20 mg/dL


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