Specimen Requirements

Title

ANTI-GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE

Specimen Requirement

Collect SST/1 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen: Red Top/1 mL serum

Methodology

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability

Room Temp: 8 hours, Refrigerated: 2 days, Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1-3 days, Performed: Mon, Wed, Fri

Clinical Use

Detect the presence of circulating glomerular basement membranespecific antibodies in Goodpasture’s syndrome

Test Code

GMBAB