What is a Complement 3 (C3) test?
The complement C3 is a blood test that analyses the activity of a certain protein. This protein is part of the complement system. The complement system has a group of nearly 60 proteins that are in blood plasma or on the surface of some blood cells.
When is the Complement 3 (C3) test recommended?
It is recommended:If you have unexplained oedema, inflammation, or symptoms of an autoimmune disorder such as SLE.It monitors the severity of the complement deficiency disease.
What does it measure?
The Complement 3 (C3) test measures:A complement test may be used to analyse people with an autoimmune disorder. It is done to see if the treatment for their condition is working or not.When the complement system is turned on during inflammation, the levels of the complement proteins may go down. For example, people with active lupus erythematosus may have lower-than-normal values of the complement proteins in C3 and C4.C3 deficiency may cause pneumococcal and Neisseria infections and autoimmune glomerulonephritis.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 72 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Complement 3 (C3) test in Hyderabad?
The cost of the Complement 3 (C3) test in Hyderabad is Rs. 720.
How often should I get tested for the Complement 3 (C3) test?
The Complement 3 (C3) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the Complement 3 (C3) test?
88 to 201 mg/dL
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Complement 3 (C3) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Complement 3 (C3) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Complement 3 (C3) test in Hyderabad?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book a Complement 3 (C3) test with Orange Health Labs in Hyderabad?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Hyderabad. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR-approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!