C3G Functional Panel

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Test
Synonyms:C3GN; DDD
Methodology:Varies by test
CPT Codes: 83516 x2, 83520 x, 86160 x10, 86161 x5, 86162 x1, 86334 x1
Test Includes:Three micro-panels: Complement Antibody Panel, Complement Biomarker Panel, Complement Pathway 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

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 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)
Referral Lab number:08C3GFP


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

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