1 mL EDTA (lavender-top) plasma in each of 2 tubes
(minimum: 0.5 mL in each of 2 tubes)
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Test not available for New York patient testing.
Clinical Significance C3a desArg is elevated in acute lyme disease due to tick bites infected with the spirochete B. bugdorferi. Elevated levels of C3a have also been reported in patients with acute pancreatitis, systemic lupus, and adult respiratory distress syndrome.