Ganglioside GD1a Antibody (IgG), EIA

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL Serum

Overnight fasting is preferred.

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 30 Days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Received room temperature

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Setup Schedule
Night Sets up 2 days a week.

Report Available
Reports in 2 days.

Clinical Significance
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.

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.