Complement Function

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Complement Function a.k.a. CH50 AP50

Special precautions & notes: To exclude complement deficiency states. Too labile for routine outpatient monitoring of diseases like RA. Labile analyte sample required in lab same day as venepuncture or transported frozen. Includes AP50 and CH50.

Reference range: CH50 >48%. AP50 >57%

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Immunology

Turnaround time: 28 days