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C5-C9 Complement Levels (Blood)

Alternate Names
C5, C6, C7, C8, C9, Complement C5, Complement C6, Complement C7, Complement C8, Complement C9, Complements C5 to C9
Test Code
C5C9
Testing Laboratory
Referred Laboratory
Specimen Type

Blood

Container Type

Serum tube (Red Cap w. Yellow Insert)

Container Image
Medicare Rebate

Yes

Out of Pocket Costs
None
Ordering Information

-

Collection Instructions

-

Transport Instructions
Transport on ice
Storage Instructions
Store refrigerated at 4°C
Testing Frequency
Weekly
Min Test Volume
1mL
Add On Test Suitability

Add ons for this test cannot be performed.

Container ID
S, SP
CSR Instructions

Centrifuge, aliquot, and freeze within 24 hours of collection.

Instructions for: Regional Specimen Receptions

  • Forward sample to Heidelberg laboratory frozen in BioFreeze bottle. 

Instructions for: Heidelberg Specimen Reception

  • Place sample in frozen (-20°C) Sendout tub.
Laboratory Instructions
None
External Laboratory
Immunology, SEALS (South Eastern Area Health Services), Sutherland Hospital
Accredited Test
Yes