anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody


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anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody

Anti-GBM antibody Immunology An antibody that is usually ↑ in Pts with Goodpasture syndrome which may be serially measured to monitor response to therapy; anti-GBM antibodies may be measured in conjunction with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in Wegener's granulomatosis Ref range Negative < 10 U; positive > 20 U. See Goodpasture syndrome.
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The rest of the laboratory data was essentially unremarkable, including serum complement levels, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, anti double-stranded DNA, human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis serology, anti-phospholipid antibodies, anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody, and anti-neutrophilic cytoplasmic antibodies.
Andrews PA, Sheerin NS, Hicks JA, et al: Unusual presentations of anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody mediated disease are associated with delayed diagnosis and poor outcome.
The photographs of immunofluorescence patterns for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody and anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody are too dark, and the captions are mismatched.