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Test ID FC1EQ C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Functional Assay, Serum

Useful For

Diagnosing hereditary angioedema and for monitoring response to therapy

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

C1 Esterase Inhib, Functional

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Patient should be fasting.

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. Freeze specimen within 30 minutes.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Frozen 6 days

Reference Values

>67% normal (normal)

41-67% normal (equivocal)

<41% normal (abnormal)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Varies

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FC1EQ C1 Esterase Inhib, Functional 48494-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81493 C1 Esterase Inhib, Functional, QN 48494-9

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.