Patients may develop autoantibodies to Factor H that may clear Factor H from circulation, or otherwise reduce control of the complement system, accounting for approximately 6% of all aHUS cases.
Additional Test Information
Serum (Red Top - no serum separator)
Additional Sample Requirements
Sample should be spun down, taken off the clot, and frozen within 2 hours of draw. Send on dry ice. Frozen serum stable up to 6 months. Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.