Order Code: 1501 Get Requisition Form
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.
Also Known As
- Complement Protein
- Compliment Protein 3
Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Serum (Red Top - no serum separator)
Two 2 ml aliquots
Minimum / Pediatric Volume
One 2 ml aliquot
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.
New York State Approval