Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM) Antibody IgG

Abbrev Code:GBMIGG   
Order Code:LAB6363Order Name:Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM) Antibody IgG
Synonyms:Goodpasture's Syndrome
Methodology:Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 83516 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed twice weekly; results are reported within 4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge ASAP and aliquot 1 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator up to 14 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Phadia ELiA G) 


Reference Range:
Negative Less than 7.0 U/mL
Positive Greater than 10 U/mL
Use:Aids in the diagnosis of the autoimmune renal disorder, Goodpasture's Syndrome.

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