C1 esterase inhibitor (inactivator) deficiency is the most common of the inherited complement component deficiencies. It is the cause of hereditary angioedema. Two types exist: type I, in which reduced serum levels of functionally active C1 inactivator occur, and type II, in which normal or even elevated levels of functionally inactive C1 inactivator are present.Procedure
Turbidimetry using specific antiserum to C1 Inactivator. This test has been cleared or approved for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
7 business days from receipt of specimen
|Specimen Type||Order Code||CPT Code||NY Approved||Volume||Assay Range||Special Instructions|
1 mL (min. 100 uL)
Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.
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