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Complement C3, Serum (C3 Serum)

Tube Type

Test ID LAB152
EPIC Order C3 COMPLEMENT
CPT Code(s) 86160
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 2 ml blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
Micro: 300 µl blood/serum separator bullet/red top
Stability Unspun: 2 hours
  Spun/Separated,
Room Temp:
8 hours
  Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
3 days
  Frozen: 21 days
Availability 24 hrs / day
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal:
C3 Complement (mg/dL)
Age Range
0-2 months 58-108
2-3 months 67-124
3-6 months 74-138
6-9 months 78-144
9 months - 10 years 80-150
10 - 18 years 85-160
18 - 20 years 82-160
20 - 30 years 84-160
>30 years 90-170
Comments Reference Range effective 7/13/2021

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 06, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514