Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Autoantibodies

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 2:47:42 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.4 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Refrigerated
6 months Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis, Lipemia, and reject due to thawing or any other rejections; room temperature
Reference Range: < 1.1 U/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: RIA
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 5 to 8 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: GLUT1
EPIC Test Code: LAB650
Send Out Test Code: 34878
Alternate Test Names: Anti-GAD; GAD; Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Autoabs; Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase-65 Antibody
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83519

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