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GD1A Antibody, IgM (New test)

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code GD1AM
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Enzyme Immunoassay
Patient Preparation Overnight fasting preferred but not required
Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
Processing notes Aliquot serum and freeze. Transport to CB frozen. Order Quest test code 389644
Units Titer
Normal range < 1:800
Synonyms Ganglioside GD1a antibody
Stability Room temperture 1 day, refrigerated 1 week, frozen 1 month
Turn around times 5-7 days
Additional information Ganglioside GD1a antibody IgM 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.
CPT coding 83520-90
LOINC code 21282-9
Last Updated 6/23/2015 11:33:27 AM
Entry Number 1672
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