Complement Function

Container: Serum (Gold top)

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 100-2000 AP50 80-200

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Immunology

Turnaround time: 28 working days

Referral location: Department of medical Biochemistry and Immunology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW