C1-Esterase Inhibitor Functional
0050141
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
C1 INH F
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Sun, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube, lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Non-frozen specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks  
Reference Interval
68% or greater: Normal
41-67%: Indeterminate
40% or less: Abnormal
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86161
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050141C-1-Esterase Inhib. Functional
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Cross References
  • C1 Inactivator