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Test Code MBL Mannose-Binding Lectin, Serum

Reporting Name

Mannose-Binding Lectin, S

Useful For

Evaluation of children and adults with a clinical history of recurrent infections

 

Results may be useful for genetic counseling and support aggressive management of recurrent infections in patients with reduced levels of mannose-binding lectin

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Immediately after specimen draw, place tube on wet ice.

2. Spin down and separate serum from clot.

3. Freeze specimen immediately.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, submit a General Request Form (Supply T239) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Frozen 7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Reference Values

≥7.8 ng/mL

This reference range applies only to adults.

See Cautions for further information regarding the reference range and clinical interpretation.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test uses a reagent or kit labeled by the manufacturer as Research Use Only. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Reporting Name LOINC Code
MANBL Mannose-Binding Lectin, S 30152-3