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ID:251 Anti-Ganglioside Antibodies
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DescriptionAntibodies to gangliosides are associated with a number of demyelinating neurological diseases including Guillain-Barre syndrome, Chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy and Multifocal motor neuropathy. Also referred to as anti-glycolipid antibodies.
IndicationGBS, multifocal motor neuropathies, motor neurone disease, CIDP, Miller-Fisher syndrome.
Additional InfoThe antibody screen performed by Glasgow includes the detection of IgG and IgM to anti-GM1, GM2, GD1a, GD1b and GQ1b antibodies. If any of these are positive a more extensive panel of tests is performed with end-point dilution analysis.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

DepartmentClinical Immunology
TubeSerum Gel
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Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol5ml
Freq.Referred assay

Ref. Range (Male)negative/positive
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesInterpretice result
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : BD. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:18:15. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:18:15.