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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


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Frozen 7 days

Reject Due To


Mild reject; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross OK



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


LOINC Code Information

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