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Mannose-Binding Lectin, Serum

Additional Test Codes

 

Mayo Test ID
MBL

 

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.

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

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

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.