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Test Information
Complement protein 3 (C3) is the central component of the complement system. Complement activation is associated with consumption of C3. Reduced serum concentrations of C3 may be seen in some patients with aHUS.
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Also Known As
  • aHUS
  • C3
  • Complement Protein
  • Compliment Protein 3
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Disease State
Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
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Test Type
Functional/Serologic Test
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Sample Notes
Serum (Red Top - no serum separator)
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Requested Volume
Two 2 ml aliquots
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Minimum / Pediatric Volume
One 2 ml aliquot
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Additional Sample Information
Sample should be spun down, taken off the clot, and frozen within 2 hours of draw. Send on dry ice. Frozen serum stable up to 6 months. Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
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CPT Codes
  • 86160
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Turnaround Time
7-10 days
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New York State Approval
Please contact Versiti Client Services for the latest New York State approval information
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Hematology Testing
Versiti provides von Willebrand factor tests, aHUS diagnosis, hemophilia lab tests and other laboratory diagnosis of bleeding and clotting disorders.
Our Experts
Research investigators, postdoctoral fellows and laboratory staff at Versiti Blood Research Institute and Diagnostic Laboratories.