C1-ESTERASE INHIBITOR

Mnemonic

C1

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum separator tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Transport

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Rejection Criteria

Non-frozen specimens

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Testing Information

Performed

Sun, Wed, Fri

Method

Quantitative Nephelometry

Referral Lab

ARUP 50140

Reference Values

Reference Values

21-39 mg/dL

CPT Codes

86160

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:01 AM