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S48672: Alternate Complement Pathway Activity [ah50] Print View
Alternative Pathway HEMOLYTIC  77 - 159  U/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (1) mL   Frozen - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Allow blood to clot at room temperature or 37 degree C for 20 to 60
minutes. Centrifuge to thoroughly remove cells and immediately
transfer cell-free serum to a fresh tube and freeze the cell-free
serum on dry ice or at -70 degree C.
Do not thaw.
Specimens should arrive Monday-Thursday only.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
32 days

CPT Code
86162

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Specimen Requirements: 1 mL (1 mL minimum) serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)
Pediatric: 0.25 mL minimum

Reject Criteria: Gel barrier tubes

Specimen Stability: Room temperature and Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen -20 degree C: Indefinite
Frozen -70 degree C: 1 year






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