TTP; aHUS; HUS
University of Iowa
Other Reference Test
4-6 mL Blood in a (red-top) ***and*** 4-6 mL Whole Blood in an EDTA (lavender-top)
4-6 mL Blood in a (red-top) ***and*** 4-6 mL Whole Blood in an EDTA (lavender-top). A University of Iowa Kidney Testing requisition must be completed by the physician and sent to lab with specimens.
Samples received thawed; Serum separator tube (SST)
3 mL Serum ***and*** 3 mL EDTA Plasma
2 mL Serum ***and*** 2 mL EDTA Plasma
Serum and EDTA Plasma: Centrifuge and separate serum and plasma into 4 cryovials each and freeze immediately. Indicate source of blood on each tube. Submit the completed University of Iowa Kidney Testing requisition with specimens frozen. Ship Monday-Thursday ONLY, no weekends or holidays.
18 Tests: C3, C3c, C4, C5, FD, FB, Ba, Bb, Properdin, Soluble C5b-9 (sCSb-9), FI and FH levels, CH50, APFA, FHAA, FBAA, C3b Deposition, Fluid Phase Activity-IFE) Note: ADAMTS-13 activity is no longer included in the panel and must be requested separately if needed (See separate test in LTD for specimen requirement).
Univ Iowa MORL test Code aHUS-FP (Not genetic, auth not needed)
83516 (x2), 83520, 86160 (x11), 86161 (x2), 86162, 86334
02-14-20 (1-13-23 CS)