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Ganglioside Antibodies Anti-GM1 Anti GQ1B

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TestGanglioside Antibodies Anti-GM1 Anti GQ1B
Common AbbreviationsGM1 GQ1B
ProfileN/A
Clinical IndicationAnti-ganglioside antibodies are associated with several immunologically mediated peripheral neuropathies e.g. anti-GM1 (IgM) with multifocal motor neuropathy, GQ1b (IgG) with the Miller-Fisher syndrome and GM1 (IgG) with the Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum
Minimum Volume1 mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time4 weeks
LaboratoryNeurosciences Group Institute of Molecular Medicine John Radcliffe Hospital Headington Oxford OX3 9DS
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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