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Test ID C9FX C9 Complement, Functional, Serum

Useful For

Diagnosis of C9 deficiency

 

Investigation of a patient with a low total (hemolytic) complement (CH50) level

Method Name

Automated Liposome Lysis Assay

Reporting Name

C9 Complement, Functional, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

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.

Additional Information: Fasting preferred.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Frozen 14 days

Reference Values

37-61 U/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuous with a 3 p.m. cutoff

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86161

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
C9FX C9 Complement, Functional, S 87727-4

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.