Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody

Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
Goodpasture antibody, anti-GBM.

Rationale
To assist in differentiating Goodpasture syndrome (an autoimmune disease) from renal dysfunction.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay) Less than 20 units/mL = negative.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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