Ganglioside (Asialo-GM1) antibodies, IgG/IgM-994

Test info

  
Ganglioside (Asialo-GM1) antibodies, IgG/IgM
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Anti-GM antibodies
Asialo-GM1 antibodies, IgG/IgM
Asialo-GM1, GM1, GD1b, GQ1b IgG and IgM
Ganglioside antibodies
Ganglioside Abs IgG and IgM
GM1
GM2
  
  • Asialo-GM1 antibodies, IgG/IgM
  • GM1 antibodies, IgG/IgM
  • GM2 antibodies, IgG/IgM
  • GD1a antibodies, IgG/IgM
  • GD1b antibodies, IgG/IgM
  • GQ1b antibodies, IgG/IgM
  

May be useful in the comprehensive evaluation of patients with autoimmune neuropathies. Test by itself is not diagnostic and should be used in conjunction with other clinical parameters to confirm disease.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
0.3 mL
  
0.1 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum
  4. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) – 1 year

Refrigerated – 2 weeks

Ambient - NO

 

  
  • Hemolyzed,
  • Severe icterus
  • Lipemia

Performance

  
ARUP Laboratories Inc (0051033) via LabCorp (830700): R-NX
  
Mo, We, Fr
  
2 - 4 days
  

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

29 IV or less                Negative

30-50 IV                      Equivocal

51-100 IV                    Positive

101 IV or greater         Strong Positive

Billing

  
83516 x 6

Tracking

  
08/07/2020