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Test Code C3CS C3 COMPLEMENT

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability

SST

Serum

Refrigerate

5 mL

0.5 mL

0.2 mL

7 days
Yellow Microtainer     0.6 mL      

Green top tube is NOT acceptable. Marked hemolysis or lipemic samples are not acceptable.

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / Same day / Not available STAT

Method

Turbidometric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
C3 Complement                                            86160

 

Instrumentation

Binding Site Optilite

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Reference Range

Age

Sex

Physiological
Status

Low

High

Units

>18 years All   81 157 mg/dL

 

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
C3C C3 Complement 4485-9

 

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
C3C C3 Complement 4485-9