What is Complement 4?
Complement 4 (C4) is a protein present in the blood that helps fight pathogens in the body. Among a group of nine complement proteins numbered from 1 to 9, C4 is responsible for eradicating some infections caused in the body. Complement 4 test measures the amount of complement C4 circulating in your bloodstream.
The sample type collected for Complement 4 is: Blood
Preparation for Complement 4
- No special preparation required
Why Get Tested for Complement 4?
- If you’re experiencing symptoms that indicate an autoimmune disease like extreme fatigue, muscle and joint pain,sudden unexpected weight loss, muscle weakness and muscle paralysis
- To determine deficiencies or abnormalities in complement system proteins
- To help monitor the activity and treatment of autoimmune diseases and immune complex-related diseases
- To help monitor a known acute or chronic condition that affects the complement system
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