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Ganglioside (GM1) Antibodies, IgG and IgM

Components

Name Method Department Units
GM1 Antibody Panel Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Send Out IV

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GM1 Antibody IgG, GM1 Antibody IgM

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 0.3 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 0.3 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 0.3 mL
Stability

Frozen - 12 month(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross icterus
  • Gross lipemia
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Wrong temperature
  • Heat treated specimen
  • Plasma unacceptable
  • Contamination
  • Serum received at room temperature

CPT Code

  • 83516 (x2)