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ID:841 Basal ganglia antibodies
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Description Anti-basal ganglia antibodies (ABGA) are a type of anti-neuronal autoantibody to the basal ganglia associated with the development of movement disorders in adults and psychiatric disturbances in children.
Indication Anti-basal ganglia antibodies have been found in Sydenham's chorea, tic disorders and an encephalitis lethargica like syndrome all of which may be associated with Streptococcal infection.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

DepartmentClinical Immunology
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol

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Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes Positive/negative
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : BD. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:21:28. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:21:28.