GM1 AB PANEL

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours, and send 0.3 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Severely hemolyzed, lipemic, or icteric specimens, plasma, other body fluids

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeGM1PA
CPT-4 Code (s)
83516 x 2 RUO
LOINC Codes
IgG   51729-2  
IgM   51703-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory