Autoantibody to C1-Inhibitor

Sunquest Code:CEIAP  
Epic Code:LAB6253Epic Name:Autoantibody Complement C1 Inhibitor
Synonyms:C1 Inhibitor
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 4 weeks.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Thawed specimen. Samples stored at -20°C. Gel barrier tubes are not acceptable.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow specimen to clot at room temperature for 20-60 minutes. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL and 0.25 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection or ASAP. Store on dry ice at at -70°C.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight on dry ice.
Stability:1 year if frozen at -70°C.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Jewish Health)
Referral Lab number:INHA


Reference Range:Less than 39.0% of STD

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