Blood Sciences Test


Haemolytic Complement (CH50)

Specimen

Serum on ice

Special Instructions

Minimum sample volume 3 ml

By special arrangement only.

Serum sample to be sent to Cardiff on ice to arrive the same day.

Test Usage

Test for entire classical complement pathway indicated in patients where complement deficiency is suspected (recurrent infections – discuss with Consultant Immunologist).

Turnaround time

Monthly

Availability

Referred test. By special arrangement only.

Assayed By

This investigation is performed at the Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW.

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