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GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE ANTIBODY IgG

Mnemonic

GBM GPAN

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an aliquot tube.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma or other body fluids

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM THE CELLS: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Semi-Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay/Qualitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Referral Lab

ARUP (2008403)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83516, 86255

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013 09:24:40 AM


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