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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
C3 Nephritic Factor
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Red or Gold / Serum
Volume required
6 mL
Special requirements for specimen collection
To be sent immediately to the laboratory
Reference Ranges
Negative
Storage
Freezer -20 ASAP
Discipline
Immunology
Clinical notes
Associated with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and partial lipodystrophy. C3 levels are invariably low in the prescence of C3 nephritic factor.
Turn around time
21 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017