C5 Complement Level
Label Mnemonic: C5
Epic Lab Code: LAB2915
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: 0.3 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Plasma is not accepted.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen.
Turn Around Time:
3-8 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
7-20 mg/dL
Comments:
Sample must be processed and frozen within 2 hours of blood draw.
Methodology:
Radial Immunodiffusion
CPT Code:
86160
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery