GBM

Test investigation

GBM

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

U/ml

Also known as/Frequency of test

Glomerular basement membrane

Indications

Associated with Goodpasture's syndrome, - a rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis. The antibody levels vary with activity and can be used for monitoring response to therapy

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 working days

Reference intervals

0.0 – 7.0 U/ml Negative 7.0– 10.0 U/mL Equivocal >10 U/mL Positive