The complement system is critical to inflammatory responses. C5-C9 are components of the common pathway. Patients with congenital deficiency of any of these components are at increased risk of Meningococcal meningitis. Unlike the other components, C7 is synthesized in the liver, hematopoietic cells, fibroblasts, and microglial cells and astrocytes of the central nervous system.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
  • Components: