Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane by Western Blot

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: AGBM MASSA

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: 2 mL

Cause for rejection: Specimen not sent on dry ice.

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to Reference lab.

Methodology: Western Blot, ELISA

Special Instructions: Western Blot analysis performed Mon-Fri and ELISA's performed as required. Send sample on dry ice by overnight delivery (Mon-Thur). Deliveries after 6 p.m. go to Cytology refrigerator adjacent to Warren 125.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference range:

Western Blot: Negative

ELISA: > 5 ELISA EU/mL is considered positive

CPT Code: 8418186021

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