May be useful in detecting glomerular basement membrane (GBM) antibodies. Combined use of IFA Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody, IgG by Multiplex Bead Assay and IFA (2008403) may improve diagnostic sensitivity for disease. If positive, may be useful for monitoring treatment response.
- Patient Preparation
- Serum separator tube.
- Specimen Preparation
- Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 1 mL serum. (Min: 0.5 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0049191||GBM Antibody, IgG by IFA||29994-1|
- Anti-GBM Antibody
- Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody
- GBM IgG IFA