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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeGANG
External Price$376.26(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

None

Specimen Collection Protocols

Please note serum is the only acceptable sample for this test.

CSF will not be tested as there are no reference ranges or controls available.

Patient Specimen5 mL clotted blood(Red)
Paediatric Specimen0.5 mL clotted blood (Red)
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions1 mL serum - required Store in fridge
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Immunology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0414 | x80414
Test AvailabilitySent to Neuroimmunology, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow
Turnaround Time4 - 8 weeks
Interpretation

GM1 Antibodies
GM1 antibodies (IgM type) are found in patients with lower motor neuron diseases, multifocal motor neuropathy, motor or sensorimotor neuropathy and IgM paraproteinemias with neuropathy. Low titres of IgM GM1 antibodies are detected in other neurologic diseases (multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and some normal individuals.

Additional Information

Price: Dependent on referral lab and conversion to $NZ.

Delphic Number Test Number11003

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