Alternative Complement Pathway Activity

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • IMO440
  • Soft Test Code:
  • AH50
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • S48672
Alternate Names
  • AH 50 Alternate Pathway
  • AH50
  • Alternate Pathway
  • Alternate Pathway Total Function Activity
  • Total Function Activity

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

Frozen at -70°C: 1 year

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.

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Human Male 77-159
Human Female 77-159


Methodology:
  • Hemolytic Assay

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly to National Jewish Health
Days Performed
Tuesday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

32 to 35 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00910618


CPT Coding

86162