Determination of reference intervals for serum complement C3 and C4 levels in Chinese Han ethnic males.

@article{Qin2014DeterminationOR,
  title={Determination of reference intervals for serum complement C3 and C4 levels in Chinese Han ethnic males.},
  author={Xue Qin and Yu Tao Lu and Xiaoli Yang and Qiliu Peng and Jian Wang and Cuiju Mo and Junrong Wu and Jingzhe Sui and Yanqiong Liu and Xiuli Huang and Limin Zhai and Shi Yang and Ruolin Li and Shan Li and Xiaobo Yang and Yong Gao and Zengnan Mo},
  journal={Clinical laboratory},
  year={2014},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={775-81}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical laboratory reference intervals (RIs) for serum complement C3 and C4 levels have been established in many countries but there is a lack of published data regarding normal RIs in Chinese population. We attempted to establish RIs for serum complement C3 and C4 levels in Chinese Han ethnic males. METHODS A total of 1,234 healthy male subjects, aged 20 - 69 years, were collected from the Fangchenggang Area Male Health and Examination Survey (FAMHES). Serum complement C3 and C4… CONTINUE READING