Anti-C1Q Ab, IgG-994

Test info

  
Anti-C1Q Ab, IgG
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Anti-C1Q Ab, IgG
  

Serial testing shows that increasing amounts of IgG anti-C1q predict renal flares in SLE patients.  Elevated serum titers of anti-C1q antibodies tend to be associated with proliferative forms of lupus, glomerulonephritis and subendothelial deposits of of immune complexes.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow specimen to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin for 10 minutes within 45 minutes of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - OK

Frozen - OK

Performance

  
LabCorp Esoterix, CA (520147): R-NX
  
Varies, 1 day/week
  
7 days
  

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

< 20 Units

Billing

  
83520

Tracking

  
02/04/2020
  
06/15/2020
  
06/16/2020