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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:

Spun:

2 hours

Room Temp: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 4 weeks

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 Karen Hrischuk on December 16, 2019

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