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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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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody." 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/Antiglomerular_Basement_Membrane_Antibody.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody. 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/Antiglomerular_Basement_Membrane_Antibody. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425393/all/Antiglomerular_Basement_Membrane_Antibody
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425393/all/Antiglomerular_Basement_Membrane_Antibody.
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