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Test Compendium

3119: C5 COMPLEMENT FUNCTIONAL

Test Code

  • 3119

Test Synonym

  • C5A, COMPLEMENT C5A

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 86161
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 0.5 mL Serum from a RED TOP - Frozen (STRICT FROZEN)

Additional Information

  • Serum Frozen from a Plain Red Top Tube (SST serum not acceptable) Serum should be separated from blood clot and frozen at -70 degrees C or on dry ice within 2 hours after blood is drawn. Transfer specimen to plastic transport tube before freezing.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: unstable REFRIGERATED: unstable FROZEN: stable