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Antibodies, Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Goodpasture’s antibody, anti-GBM.

Common Use:
To assist in differentiating Goodpasture’s syndrome (an autoimmune disease) from renal dysfunction.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Lung or kidney tissue also may be submitted for testing. Refer to related biopsy studies for specimen-collection instructions.

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

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antibodies, Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425393/all/Antibodies__Anti_Glomerular_Basement_Membrane.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antibodies, Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425393/all/Antibodies__Anti_Glomerular_Basement_Membrane. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antibodies, Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425393/all/Antibodies__Anti_Glomerular_Basement_Membrane
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antibodies, Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425393/all/Antibodies__Anti_Glomerular_Basement_Membrane.
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