Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Complement C3

CMH Lab Section
Immunology

Specimen Requirements
2 ml of blood in a red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
Routine
testing run Monday-Friday

Turn Around Time
24-72 hours

Processing Instructions
centrifuge and refrigerate serum

Methodology
Immage Nephelometry

Ranges

 

Age (male/female)

C3 (mg/dL)

0 days

29-121

14 days

55-129

1 month

55-155

3 months

64-182

6 months

77-178

9 months

76-187

1 year

87-181

2 years

84-177

3 years

80-178

4 years

89-173

6 years

92-161

8 years

98-203

10 years

86-184



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