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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:
5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen not sent on dry ice.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sendout to Massachusetts General Hospital.
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 to Massachusetts General Hospital 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