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Ganglioside GD1a Ab, IgG

Lab Section:  Sendout  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB7838 
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.
Overnite fasting is preferred. Plastic screw-cap vial
Transport: Refrigerated (cold packs).
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature
Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 Days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Ganglioside GD1a antibody IgG is associated with acute motor axonal neuropathy, sometimes followed by Campylobacter jejuni infections. Ganglioside GD1a antibody IgG can aid in the diagnosis of acute motor axonal neuropathy variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83520
Last Changed: 11/11/2016 08:26:42
Last Reviewed: 12/26/2016 23:46:27