Specimen Requirements

Title

ANTI-GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp 8 hours; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

4 DAYS -- PERFORMED SUN,WED,FRI

Clinical Use

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

Test Code

GMBAB