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Immune Complexes

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code IC
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ELISA (C1q binding)
Collection Instructions Deliver IMMEDIATELY to lab. Only serum drawn within 30 minutes or immediately separated, stored and transported at ≤ 60C (dry ice) is suitable for assay.
Container type Red top (on ice) (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top. Received at room temperature or > 30 after collection if unseparated from cells
Processing notes Separate immediately under refrigeration. Freeze at -60C in plastic tube and ship on dry ice. Order Quest # 36735
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Thawed serum or plasma received
Units µg Eq/mL (mcg Eq/mL)
Normal range
Negative ≤ 25.1 µg Eq/mL (mcg Eq/mL)

Synonyms C1q; Raji cell assay
Stability Refrigerated 2 days, frozen at -20C 1 year.
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday, Thursday. Turnaround time: 2-6 days.
CPT coding 86332-90
LOINC code 44392-9
Last Updated 10/28/2013 11:48:40 AM
Entry Number 564
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