Which C4 and C5 levels are characteristic of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN)?

Updated: Dec 05, 2018
  • Author: Rajendra Bhimma, MBChB, MD, PhD, DCH (SA), FCP(Paeds)(SA), MMed(Natal); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Answer

C4 levels are most often normal. Serum levels of fifth component of complement (C5) and properdin are usually decreased.


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