Antiglomerular basement membrane antibodies-13364

Test info

  
Antiglomerular basement membrane antibodies
  
13364
  
LAB13364
  
GBM
  
Anti-GBM
Antiglomerular BM Ab
Goodpasture syndrome
  

Detect the presence of circulating glomerular basement membrane-specific antibodies in Goodpasture syndrome; quantitation may be useful in monitoring treatment.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow specimen to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)
  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 3

  
  • Microbially contaminated, heat-treated specimens or specimens containing visible particulate
  • Grossly hemolyzed specimen
  • Grossly lipemic specimen

Performance

  
LabCorp Burlington (082719): R-LC
  
Mo, We - Fr
  
2 - 4 days
  

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

0 - 20 units/mL

  

This test is often used in conjunction with the antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) test for Wegener granulomatosis and vasculitis.

Billing

  
83516

Tracking

  
03/27/2019
  
11/15/2019
  
02/16/2021