Alternative Complement Pathway Activity

Last Modified: 2/4/2019 4:21:01 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Allow blood to clot at room temp or 37°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°C.
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Serum
Neonatal Volume: 0.25 ml serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Frozen at -70°C: 1 year
Rejection Criteria: Room Temp, Refrigerated, thawed, Gel/SST tubes,
Reference Range:
Human Male 77-159
Human Female 77-159
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Hemolytic Assay
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 32 to 35 days
Days Performed: Tuesday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to National Jewish Health
PHL Test Code: AH50
EPIC Test Code: IMO440
Send Out Test Code: S48672
Alternate Test Names: AH 50 Alternate Pathway; AH50; Alternate Pathway; Alternate Pathway Total Function Activity; Total Function Activity
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86162

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