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Ganglioside (Asialo-GM1,GM1,GM2,GD1a,and GQ1b) (0051033)


Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)


Anti-GM Antibodies; Asialo-GM1 Antibodies, IgG/IgM; Asialo-GM1, GD1b, GQ1b IgG and IgM; Ganglioside Antibodies; Ganglioside Abs IgG and IgM; GM1, GM2, GD1B IgG/IgM

Specimen Type


Performing Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Standard TAT

1-4 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold (SST)

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year

Rejection Criteria

Room temp specimens; Plasma; CSF; Other body fluids; Contaminated; Heat-inactivated; Hemolyzed; Severly icteric; Lipemic

Test Volume Required

0.3 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.1 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells asap. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.

CPT Codes

83516 (x6)