Ganglioside GM-1 Antibodies, IgG and IgM

Last Modified: 10/2/2017 4:03:19 PM

Patient Preparation: Overnight Fasting
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Ambient Temperature
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Results
Methodology: EIA
Clinical Significance: Ganglioside GM-1 Antibody IgG is associated with the Guillain- Barre syndrome, particularly the acute motor axonal neuropathy variant. Antibody IgM is associated with chronic multifocal motor neuropathy
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 3 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 37093
Alternate Test Names: Ganglioside Auto Abs; Ganglioside GM-1 Antibodies (IgG and IgM), EIA ; GM-1 Ab IgG & IgM
Included Tests: GM-1 Ab IgG; GM-1 Ab IgM
CPT Coding: 83520 x 2

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