FCQBA - Specimen: C1Q Binding Assay

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FCQBA    
C1Q Binding Assay

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is acceptable.) Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Send 1 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.3 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis:

Yes

Thawing:

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia:

NA

Icterus:

NA

Other:

Non-frozen specimen

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
SerumFrozen14 days