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981: Complement Component C1q Print View
C1q, Serum RID  5 - 8.6  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.1) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Frozen - 29 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.1) mL   Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 29 Day(s)  
  PPT Potassium EDTA(white)   Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 29 Day(s)  

The complement system is critical to the inflammatory response. C1q concentrations may be decreased in patients with acquired angioedema, immune complex induced vasculitis, and concurrent low concentrations of C1 inhibitor, carcinoma, or lymphoma.

Separate serum within one hour of draw time and refrigerate. Can be
drawn in gel barrier tube but needs to be separated within one hour
from time drawn.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4-9 days

CPT Code
86160

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.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic






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