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Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibody (GAD)

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Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibody (GAD)
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Reference Range:

<5 U/ml

Turnaround Time:

7 Working days

Comments:

Internal Test Code:- GAD

Description:

Indication: Suspected type I diabetes mellitus and stiff-person syndrome

Background: Found in 80% of newly diagnosed type I diabetes mellitus patients and 60% of stiff-person syndrome patients.

Method: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Repeat Frequency: As clinically indicated.

Preparation:

None

Vessels and Containers:

Serum gold-top

Sample Requirements:

500µl serum

Interference:

None

How result is reported:

Numeric in U/ml

Important Information:

Entry Last Modified 22/05/2019

Alias:

GAD

Transportation and Handling:

Transport at room temperature. Serum sample must be separated and frozen within 24 hours.

Special Precautions:

None

Time limits for requesting additional examinations:

This test cannot be added to existing requests. Please send a new request and sample.