Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane by Western Blot
Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Cause for rejection:
Specimen not sent on dry ice.
Sent to Reference lab.
Western Blot, ELISA
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.
OC Power Word:
Western Blot: Negative
ELISA: > 5 ELISA EU/mL is considered positive