Complement Component C3c

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Container
Transport tube

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: 21 days


Setup Schedule

Report Available
1-4 days

Reference Range
  Male Female
<1 Year Not established Not established
1-14 Years 80-170 mg/dL 82-173 mg/dL
15-80 Years 82-185 mg/dL 83-193 mg/dL
≥81 Years Not established Not established

Clinical Significance
Decreased C3 may be associated with acute glomerulonephritis, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, immune complex disease, active systemic lupus erythematosis, and generalized autoimmune processes.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics-Lenexa
10101 Renner Blvd
Lenexa , KS 66219-9752

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.