Test Background A proportion of patients with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (types 1, 2 and 3) have C3NF, but it is also found in some patients with partial lipodystrophy or acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis.
Clinical Indications Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis. Only performed if C3 is low.
Reference Range Negative
Sample Required RST (rust top) Separate and freeze immediately Transport frozen
Sample Volume 5-10 mL (1 mL serum)
Turnaround Time 28 days