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total complement activity (CH50) (Serum, frozen (s))

Specimens: 1 ml Serum, frozen (s)
Method: Photometric assay
Dimension: U/ml
Set-up: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Indication/Significance:
  • Diagnosis and assessment of the progress of immune complex diseases (glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus)

  • Diagnosis and assessment of acquired or congenital immunodeficiency in recurrent infections
Interpretation:
Further tests:
  • Further determination of complement factors, e.g. C3c, C4c
  • Antinuclear antibodies (ANA)

Reference range / valuation (openclose)

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