1501

C3

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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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Shipping Information
Frozen
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CPT Codes
  • 86160
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Method
ELISA
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Turnaround Time
7-10 days
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New York State Approval
No
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DEX Z-Code™
No
 
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Research investigators, postdoctoral fellows and laboratory staff at Versiti Blood Research Institute and Diagnostic Laboratories.
 
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