C3 complement-672

Test info

  
C3 complement
  
672
  
86160.2
  
C3

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen (OK)

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Immunology: I
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 2 days
  

Turbidimetric

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Adult: 81 - 157 mg/dL

Billing

  
86160

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
04/06/2021
  
02/17/2020