Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Patients who have abnormal levels of mannose-binding protein may have recurrent significant infections in the absence of abnormalities in the four major arms of the immune system. Abnormal mannose-binding protein concentrations have been found in patients with infectious disorders such as tuberculosis, hepatitis B, and in autoimmune disorders including recurrent spontaneous abortion and systemic lupus erythematosis.
2 - 10 days
Collect specimen in an SST, red top, or green top (lithium heparin) tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube, within 2 hours of collection. Send to Specimen Processing frozen.
Test performed by ARUP Laboratories