Alternate Complement Pathway


Abbrev Code:AH50   
Order Code:LAB6252Order Name:Alternate Complement Pathway
Synonyms:AH50
Methodology:Radial immunodiffusion
CPT Codes: 86162 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-14 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Specimens other than serum. Refrigerated or room temperature specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow specimen to clot at room temperature for 60 minutes. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL; 0.3 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:2 hours at room temperature; refrigerated unacceptable; 2 weeks frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2005373


Interpretive

Reference Range:59 percent normal or greater.


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