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Test Code FC1EQ C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Functional Assay, Serum

Reporting Name

C1 Esterase Inhib, Functional

Useful For

Diagnosing hereditary angioedema and for monitoring response to therapy

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Patient should be fasting.

Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Immediately after specimen collection, place the tube on wet ice.

2. Centrifuge at 4° C and aliquot serum into a 5-mL plastic vial.

3. Freeze specimen within 30 minutes.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Frozen 28 days

Reference Values

>67% normal (normal)

41-67% normal (equivocal)

<41% normal (abnormal)

Day(s) Performed

Varies

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FC1EQ C1 Esterase Inhib, Functional 48494-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81493 C1 Esterase Inhib, Functional, QN 48494-9

Report Available

1 to 5 days

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)