Lab Test : Complement C4

Print this page Bookmark and Share
























Alternate:C4
Includes:N/A
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:C4
Available:Daily, 24 hours.
Turnaround:Routine 3 hours; Stat 30 minutes.
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.2 mL
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:
border="0">

0 - 1 year 7.9 - 39 mg/dL
1 year - 11 years

11.8 - 39 mg/dL
11 years and over

15.7 - 47 mg/dL
Uses:C4 is decreased in disseminated intravascular coagulation, acute glomerular nephritis, chronic hepatitis, and SLE. C4 is increased in acute inflammatory processes and in malignancies. Limitations:Test is not sensitive enough to pick up levels in body fluids other than serum. Measures both biologically active and inactive C4. Method:Turbidimetric  

Sign up for Pediatric Link

Finding the latest trusted child health and safety information doesn't have to be hard. Pediatric Link, Dayton Children's e-newsletter offers timely and up-to-date information for health care professionals from the experts you trust at Dayton Children's.  Sign up

Upcoming Events

Crafts, games, diabetes vendors, a child-firendly research update, plus a visit from a Type 1 Santa!

Wiley's Comedy Joint will have a comedy show featuring Rob Haney on December 14. Admission is free to anyone bringing a new toy for Dayton Children's.

Car Seat Safety Check

View full event calendarView full event calendar

The Right Experts

Just right for all kids

Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org