Ganglioside GD1b Antibody (IgG), EIA

Test Code
39461

CPT Codes
83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Patient Preparation
Overnight fasting is preferred

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

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

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Night Sets up 2 days a week.

Clinical Significance
Ganglioside GD1B antibody IgG is associated with acute sensory ataxia neuropathy variant of the guillain-barre syndrome.



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