Complement Component 6
0099072
 
Ordering Recommendation
Follow-up test for complement activity screening when CH50 and AH50 are low or absent and high suspicion remains for complement deficiency.
Mnemonic
COMP 6
Methodology
Quantitative Radial Immunodiffusion
Performed
Varies
Reported
28-35 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells within 1 hour. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze on dry ice or at -70(Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86160
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099072C6 Complement Component
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Cross References
  • C6 Complement Component Level (Complement Component 6)
Performed at National Jewish