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Ganglioside GD1b Ab, IgG

Lab Section:  Sendout  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB5896 
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday
Reported: 10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Overnight fasting is preferred. Plastic screw-cap vial
Transport: Refrigerated (cold packs).
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature
Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Ganglioside GD1B antibody IgG is associated with acute sensory ataxia neuropathy variant of the guillain-barre syndrome.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83520
Last Changed: 11/11/2016 08:29:41
Last Reviewed: 12/26/2016 23:46:31