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Lab Test Dictionary

C3a Level


Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to National Jewish (TSO)


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month

Standard TAT

21 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 Year

Test Volume Required

1 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Plasma

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge and separate plasma within a half hour of collection. Freeze immediately. Requires a TSO form.


Comments

National Jewish test code: C3AL. Requires TSO form.


CPT Codes

86160


Revised

04-06-17

Initials

SL