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
  

Mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow specimen to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Centrifuge 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