The glomerular basement membrane is a portion of our kidney, which helps in filtering the wastes and extra fluids from the blood. Anti glomerular basement membrane antibodies attack the membrane, which leads to kidney damage.
The Anti glomerular basement membrane protein - IgG test helps your doctor to determine the diseases which are affecting your lungs and kidneys. Anti-GBM glomerulonephritis only affects kidneys. Goodpasture syndrome impacts both the kidney and lungs. Anti glomerular basement membrane protein - IgG test price is Rs. 1800.
When to get tested?
Your doctor might suggest this test, if you are having symptoms of anti-GBM glomerulonephritis and goodpasture syndrome. The symptoms are:
- Coughing with blood
- Kidney failure
- Respiratory failure
A healthcare professional will take a small amount of blood through a vein in your hand. The Anti glomerular basement membrane protein - IgG test price is reasonable.
No fasting or any other test preparations are necessary. The Anti glomerular basement membrane protein - IgG test cost is low.
- A negative result indicates that no anti-GBM antibodies have been found in the blood sample.
- A positive test result indicates that you might have anti-GBM disease or goodpasture syndrome.
However, it is important to consult with your doctor for a better understanding of your test result. You can now book an Anti glomerular basement membrane protein - IgG test online as well.