Plasma from a lavender top (EDTA) tube is the only acceptable sample type. Mix sample thoroughly. Keep tubes cold on wet ice or with a cold pack after collection.
Centrifuge at 4°C within one half hour of collection; preferably immediately after venipuncture. Transfer the cell-free plasma to a clean tube and immediately freeze on dry ice or at -70°C or below.
Preferred volume: 1 mL
Minimum volume: 500 µL plasma, frozen.
Send frozen plasma Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well insulated container on dry ice.
Frozen at -70°C: 1 year
up to 4 weeks
AP (C5ades Arg Level);Radial Immuno Assay ( (C5ades Arg Level));C5 anaphylatoxin (C5ades Arg Level);C5a anaphylatoxin;Complement (C5ades Arg Level);CP (C5ades Arg Level);C5a des Arg Level;complement derived chemotactic factor (C5ades Arg Level);C5AL
Human Male, All Ages: 4.7-9.5 ng/mL
Human Female, All Ages: 4.7-9.5 ng/mL