C3 Nephritic Factor Analysis
Label Mnemonic: C3NEF
Epic Lab Code: LAB2765
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.25 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
No gel or clot activator tubes.
Delivery Instructions:
Allow blood to clot at room temp or 37°C for 20 to 60 minutes. Centrifuge to thoroughly remove cells and immediately transfer cell- free serum to a fresh tube and freeze the cell-free serum on dry ice or at -70°C.
Turn Around Time:
14 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Methodology:
Immunofixation Electrophoresis
CPT Code:
86161
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery