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Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code C3NEP
Performed by ARUP
Sendout? Yes
Method Qualitative Immunofixation Electrophoresis
Container type Red-top tube
Amount to Collect 2 mL (blood)
Sample type SERUM
Preferred volume 1 mL (serum)
Min. Volume 0.25 mL (serum)
Processing notes Aliquot and freeze serum. Aliquot cannot be shared with other testing. Send to CB frozen. Order ARUP test code 2009380
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Thawed specimens
Normal range
Stability Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable: Frozen: 1 year
Turn around times 17-21 days
Additional information Test is not a quantitative measurement of antibody quality, but a qualitative measure of its activity in causing C3 conversion.
CPT coding 86161
LOINC code 38387-7
Last Updated 5/1/2017 10:32:37 AM
Entry Number 1787
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