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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody

Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody

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TestGlomerular Basement Membrane Antibody
Common AbbreviationsGBM
Clinical IndicationMarker of Goodpature's syndrome/ GBM disease
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum
Minimum Volume5 ml
Special PrecautionsFor urgent analysis, separate serum sample required if other tests requested
Stability14 days
Turnaround TimeIf sample is received in the immunology laboratory before 3pm (mon-fri) result will be available on same day, otherwise result will be available on next routine working day. Please note if result is required urgently, contact immunology laboratory directly (mon-fri, 8.30-5)
Reference IntervalNegative or positive (0 – 19.99 CU)
LimitationsThe assay should not be performed on grossly haemolysed or grossly lipaemic samples.
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