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Test ID FMBL Mannan Binding Lectin (MBL)

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Mannan Binding Lectin (MBL)

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Refrigerated  28 days

Reference Values

>100 ng/mL


Investigators most frequently use 100 ng/mL as the threshold for defining an MBL deficiency. MBL values below this value may be associated with increased susceptibility to infection.


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed


Performing Laboratory

Viracor Eurofins

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FMBL Mannan Binding Lectin (MBL) 30152-3


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FMBL Mannan Binding Lectin (MBL) 30152-3

NY State Approved