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C1q complement function

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB7340 
Synonyms: C1QFX
Methodology: Automated Liposome Lysis Assay
Schedule: Monday through Saturday; Continuous with a 3 p.m. cutoff
Reported: 4-6 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
1. Spin down and separate serum from clot.
2. Immediately freeze specimen.
Red top only
Unacceptable conditions: Serum from Gold top tube
Stability: Frozen 14 days ; Ambient or Refrigerated Unacceptable


Clinical Indications: Investigation of a patient with an absent total complement (CH50) level.

Reference Interval:  See report or reference lab website
CPT Code(s): 86161
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 07:16:16
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:02:36