69172:GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE ANTIBODY

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69172:GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE ANTIBODY
Alias Names: GBM / Anti GBM
Methodology: Multiplex Flow Immunoassay (Luminex)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 83516
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and immediately separate serum from into a plastic vial. Refrigerate. Freeze at -20° C if specimen cannot be assayed within 7 days. Allow no more than three freeze/thaw cycles.
Stability: 8 hours ambient or 7 days refrigerated. Freeze ≤ -20° C for longer storage.
Standard Volume: 1.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 1 mL serum
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; gross lipemia; hemolysis; contaminated or heat-inactivated specimen; specimen frozen/thawed more than three times.

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