What is a Complement 4 (C4) test?
The complement 4 test checks for the activity of a protein in the complement system. The complement system is meant to assist the body's defence mechanisms. It helps in destroying foreign particles and saving them from damaging the cells or proteins.
When is Complement 4 (C4) recommended?
It is recommended:If you’re experiencing symptoms that are indications of autoimmune diseases like extreme fatigue, muscle and joint pain, sudden unexpected weight loss, muscle weakness, and muscle paralysis.To determine deficiencies or abnormalities in complement system proteins.It helps to monitor the activity and treatment of autoimmune diseases and immune complex-related diseases.It helps to monitor known acute or chronic conditions that will affect the complement system.
What does it measure?
The Complement 4 (C4) test measures:Measuring complement C4 helps in the diagnosis of autoimmune disorders, such as lupus, vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and certain bacterial infections including pneumonia and meningitis.The C4 complement component 4 is a blood test that analyses the activity of a certain protein. The proteins are part of the complement system. C4 deficiency can cause glomerulonephritis and myasthenia gravis SLE.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 48 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Complement 4 (C4) test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Complement 4 (C4) test in Mumbai is Rs. 700.
How often should I get tested for the Complement 4 (C4) test?
The Complement 4 (C4) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the Complement 4 (C4) test?
15 to 45 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 4 (C4) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Complement 4 (C4) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Complement 4 (C4) test in Mumbai?
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 4 (C4) test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
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 Mumbai. 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!