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C1 Esterase (C1ES) Inhibitor Antigen, Serum

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

C1EIPQ

LAB850 C1ES

 

Reporting Name

C1 Esterase Inhibitor Antigen, S

Useful For

Diagnosis of hereditary angioedema

 

Monitoring levels of C1 esterase inhibitor in response to therapy

Method Name

Nephelometry

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Patient Preparations: Fasting preferred but not required.

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

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

2. Centrifuge and separate serum from clot.

3. Freeze specimen within 30 minutes.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 28 days
  Refrigerated  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

19-37 mg/dL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously until 3 p.m.

CPT Code Information

83883

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
C1ES C1 Esterase Inhibitor Antigen, S 4477-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
C1ES C1 Esterase Inhibitor Antigen, S 4477-6

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. 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.

Analytic Time

1 day

Specimen Retention Time

14 days

NY State Approved

Yes