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C3 nephritic factor

Referred to:

Department of Immunology
PO Box 894
S5 7YT

General information

Specimen transport: At room temperature

Repeat frequency: At significant change of clinical symptoms

Special precautions: None

Laboratory information

Normal reference range: Negative

Volume and sample type: 7ml clotted blood

Method: Electrophoresis

Turnaround time (calendar days from sample receipt to authorised result): Median - 16, 95th percentile 34

Clinical information

Indications for the test: Mesangiocapilliary glomerulonephritis, only performed if C3 is low <0.3 g/L

Factors affecting the test: None


Clinical workstation reference: C3 NEF


(Last updated October 7th 2014)