Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

IMMUNE COMPLEX, C1Q

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1907         Geisinger Epic ID: 7346

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.
Special notes:
Preferred specimen is serum from plain red-top tube (no additive). Serum separator tubes not acceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm and immediately separate serum specimens from the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). Freeze and ship frozen. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: 1 year.
Rejection criteria:
Specimens received at room temperature or refrigerated are unacceptable. Specimens collected in serum separator tubes not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86332
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Immune complex C1Q.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 36735, C1Q
Clinical significance:
Immune Complex Detection by C1q Binding - Assay detects circulating immune complexes, which are capable of activating the classical complement pathway

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Monday, Thursday. Report available: 1-6 days    
Performed stat? No
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