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C3 Complement, Serum*

Important Note

*This test is orderable in Cerner

Performing Laboratory

Rutland Regional Medical Center Laboratory

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

Specimen Type: Blood

Container/Tube: Light Green LiHep, Plasma Gel Tube

Alternative: Gold SST, Serum
Specimen Volume: Full tube
Specimen Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Collection Instructions:

1. Send specimen in original tube.
2. If there is a delay in transport of >1 hour, centrifuge tube.

Reference Values

90-207 mg/dL

Days Performed

Daily

Analytical Time:

1 Day

Available STAT

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric Assay

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86160

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated