SC5B-9 Level, Pediatric

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:MAC; SC5B9 Terminal Complement Complex; Eculizuma; Membrane Attack Complex; Soluble Terminal Complement Complex
Methodology:Enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86160 x1
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.
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Thrombotic Microangiopathy Test Requisition

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
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; 6 months frozen at -70°C.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:7304502


Reference Range:By report.

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