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Complement Component Level 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.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells within 1 hour of draw. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. Freeze at -70°C or on dry ice immediately. (Min: 0.25 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at 20°C: Unacceptable; Frozen at -70°C: 1 year 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86160
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0099072C6 Complement Component Level4507-0
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Aliases
  • C6 Complement Component Level (Complement Component 6)

Performed at National Jewish