Ganglioside GQ1b Antibody (IgG), EIA

Test Code
GQ1b


Quest Code
34144


Alias/See Also
34144


CPT Codes
83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum


Patient Preparation
Overnight fasting is preferred

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL


Transport Temperature
Room temperature


Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 21 days


Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Setup Schedule
Night Sets up 2 days a week.


Reference Range
<1:100


Clinical Significance
Measuring IgG antibodies to GQ1b ganglioside in serum as an aid in diagnosis of acute and chronic neuropathies


Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130



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