Test Overview
Test Methodology

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Reference Range *

0 - 780 ng/mL

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

21 - 45 days

Soft Order Code
FC3AR
MiChart Code
C3a Level (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • C3ades Arg Level
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FC3AR (National Jewish Health C3AR)
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
2 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
NY State Approved
No