Ganglioside (Asialo-GM1, GM1, GM2, GD1a, GD1b, GQ1b) Ab

Specimen Required
Draw blood in SST. Centrifuge, separate serum immediately and send 0.3 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Specimens received at room temperature. Plasma, CSF or other body fluids. Contaminated, heat-activated, hemolyzed or severely icteric or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Semi-quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time2-6 days
Test CodeGANGL
CPT-4 Code (s)
83516 x 6 (RUO)
LOINC Codes
Asialo-GM1 Ab, IgG/IgM   88723-2  
GM1 Ab, IgG/IgM   31500-2  
GM2 Ab, IgG/IgM   88731-5  
GD1a Ab, IgG/Igm   88724-0  
GD1b Ab, IgG/IgM   88730-7  
GQ1b Ab, IgG/IgM   88729-9  

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