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Glomerular basement membrane Ab, IgG

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB4065 
Methodology: Immunoassay
Schedule: Set up: Mon-Fri
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transport: Room temperature.
Unacceptable conditions: Gross hemolysis
Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 30 days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody is present in one fourth of patients with Goodpasture's syndrome. This syndrome consists of glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83520
Last Changed: 11/01/2016 11:00:06
Last Reviewed: 12/26/2016 23:47:13