Newcastle Laboratories

Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody

Clinical Background:

Anti-GBM antibodies are useful in the diagnosis of Goodpasture’s (anti-GBM) disease.

Anti-GBM antibodies are useful in the diagnosis of Goodpasture’s (anti-GBM) disease.

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Immunology

    Immunology

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum-SST

    Serum-SST

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum-Plain tube

    Serum-Plain tube

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    1 ml

    1 ml

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    1 ml

    1 ml

  • Special Requirement:

    None

    None

  • Freq Analysis:

    Daily

    Daily

  • Add On Test:

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions...

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (external)

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  • Quality Assurance:

    UK NEQAS for Autoimmune Serology ANCA and GBM

    UK NEQAS for Autoimmune Serology ANCA and GBM

  • Interpretation:

    None

    None

  • Reference Ranges:

    Normal Range: 0 - 0.9 Antibody Index (AI)

    Normal Range: 0 - 0.9 Antibody Index (AI)

  • Other Info:

    Results are given as a numeric value.

    Results are given as a numeric value.

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Autoimmunity Lab

  • Routine Telephone:

    0191 2821890

    0191 2821890

  • Routine Email:

Availability:

GBM Antibodies are detected by BioPlex 2200 multiplex analyser and are run on a daily basis, Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00. <p>Anti-GBM antibodies may be requested urgently <b>by prior arrangement</b> with the Immunology Laboratory on the contact number given under Add-on Test.

Turn Around:

3 days

Urgent on request

Send To:

Department of Blood Sciences

Level 3
Leazes Wing
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4LP

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