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Complement C3, serum

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code C3
Test group C3
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Monday-Friday (day shift)
Method Rate nephelometry
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.3 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Lipemic samples
Processing notes Refrigerate
Units mg/dL
Normal range 71-159 mg/dL
Synonyms B1C; Beta 1C; Beta complement; complement, beta;
Turn around times 1-3 days
LOINC code 4485-9
Last Updated 1/30/2013 11:43:16 AM
Entry Number 150

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