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Evaluation of reference intervals for classical and alternative pathway functional complement assays

Sara Capiau ORCID logo , Joris R. Delanghe ORCID logo and Pieter M. De Kesel ORCID logo EMAIL logo

Corresponding author: Pieter M. De Kesel, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Corneel Heymanslaan 10, 9000, Ghent, Belgium, Phone: +32 9 332 3718, E-mail:


The authors wish to acknowledge the laboratory technicians of Ghent University Hospital and Gonda Van Melkebeke for their technical assistance in obtaining these data.

  1. Research funding: None declared.

  2. Author contributions: All authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this manuscript and approved its submission.

  3. Competing interests: Authors state no conflict of interest.

  4. Informed consent: Informed consent was obtained from all individuals included in this study.

  5. Ethical approval: The local Institutional Review Board approved the study.


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Received: 2021-08-13
Accepted: 2021-09-05
Published Online: 2021-09-17
Published in Print: 2022-01-26

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