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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeGBM
Method

ELISA

Indirect immunofluorescence on primate tissue. Screened at 1 in 10

External Price$139.35(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

None

Specimen Collection Protocols

 Clotted Blood(Red), EDTA(Lavender), Heparin(Green)

Patient Specimen5 mL clotted blood (EDTA and Heparin may be used)
Paediatric Specimen0.5 ml clotted blood
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions100 uL serum - minimum 1 mL serum - preferred Store in fridge
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Immunology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0414 | x80414
Test AvailabilityBatched at least weekly - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1 week - urgent testing by arrangement
Reference Interval

0 - 30 U/mL

Interpretation

Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibodies
Detection of GBM antibodies is important in the diagnosis of Goodpastures Syndrome (Rapidly progressive Glomerular Nephritis combined with lung haemorrhage).

Additional Information

Positive GBM ELISA results will be confirmed by Indirect immunofluorescence on primate kidney.

Delphic Number Test Number6856

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