Lowered C3 values are found in inflammatory and infectious diseases e.g. in glomerulo-nephritis.
|Adults||90 – 180 mg/dL||0.9 – 1.8 g/L|
Each laboratory should check if the reference ranges are transferable to its own patient population and determine own reference ranges if necessary. For diagnostic purposes, the results should always be assessed with the patient’s medical history, clinical examinations and other findings.
- Acute phase reaction
- Complement comsumption due to infection or auto immune reaction