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Test Code C2FXN C2 Complement, Functional, Serum

Reporting Name

C2 Complement, Functional, S, NR

Useful For

Investigation of a patient with a low (absent) hemolytic complement (CH50)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Advisory Information


The total complement assay (COM / Complement, Total, Serum) should be used as a screen for suspected complement deficiencies before ordering individual complement component assays. A deficiency of an individual component of the complement cascade will result in an undetectable total complement level.

 

To evaluate for complement C2, C3, and C4 in one orderable, consider ordering C2 / C2 Complement, Functional, with Reflex, Serum.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Fasting preferred but not required

Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Immediately after specimen collection, place the tube on wet ice.

2. Centrifuge and separate serum from clot.

3. Immediately freeze specimen.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Frozen 21 days

Reference Values

25-47 U/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 3 p.m.

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.

CPT Code Information

86161

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
C2FXN C2 Complement, Functional, S, NR In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
C2FX C2 Complement,Functional,S In Process
INT53 Interpretation 69048-7

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

Automated Liposome Lysis Assay