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1600: Complement, Total (CH50) Print View
Complement, Total (CH50) LIPOSOME  31 - 60  U/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.2) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Total Complement (CH50) concentration is an overall measure of the complement system. Decreased concentrations are observed in patients with complement factor deficiencies and disease activity, e.g., systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and immune complex disease.

Please note: CSF, Pleural Fluid,
Pericardial Fluid, and Synovial Fluid are
unacceptable for this test.
Avoid hemolysis. Centrifuge serum
specimens within 1 hour of collection.
Immediately pipette serum into sterile,
plastic, screw-capped vial(s) and freeze
solid -20 degrees C or lower. Do not
allow samples to thaw. With multiple
tests, submit a separate tube for each
test. Send frozen samples on dry ice to
the laboratory.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86162

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






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