Test Overview
Test Methodology

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Reference Range *

0 - 780 ng/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
First and Third Thursday of the month
Analytic Time

21 - 45 days

Soft Order Code
FC3AL
MiChart Code
C3a Level (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • C3ades Arg Level
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FC3AL (90463) (National Jewish Health C3AL)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Mix well, centrifuge, and aliquot plasma into a plastic vial within 30 minutes of collection. Freeze immediately.

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL EDTA plasma
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL EDTA plasma
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by National Jewish Health.

Billing
CPT Code
86160
Fee Code
AA387
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