Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : C2 COMPLEMENT FUNC, W/RFLX Order Code : LAB405
Note: replaces LABYC2REF as orderable
Specimen Type: SERUM
Container Type: Red top tube, collected on ice.
Required Volume: 8mL whole blood (4.5mL serum)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 4.5mL whole blood (2mL serum)
Methodology: C2: Automated Liposome Lysis Assay C2AG: Radial Immunodiffusion-Binding Site
Components: C2 COMPLEMENT, FUNCTIONAL; INTERPRETATION. *Reflex testing: If the C2 result is <15 U/mL, then C3, C4, and C2AG will be performed at an additional charge: Complement C4; Complement C3; C2 Complement, Antigen
Standard Run Times: Monday through Saturday
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: Note: Fasting specimen is preferred. Collection Instructions: 1. Immediately after drawing the specimen, place the tube on wet ice. 2. Spin down and separate serum from clot. 3. Immediately freeze specimen.
CPT Codes: C2: 86161 C2 antigen: 86160 C3: 86160 C4: 86160
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB405
SHC EPIC Code: LAB405
Causes For Rejection: Unfrozen sample
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Immunology/Allergy
Performing Lab: MAYO
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