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GT1b Antibodies, IgM

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact Immunology at x 31712. Test restricted to Neurology service.
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Performed by WUNL
Sendout? Yes
Method EIA
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 3 mL serum
Processing notes Send by overnight mail at room temperature. Include completed insurance form for Medicare patients, who should be billed by UCSF only for handling and shipping. Send to:

Washington University Dept. of Neurology
Neuromuscular Clinical Laboratory, Box 8111
660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Attn: Alan Pestronk, M.D. 314-362-6981
Normal range
Normal < 600
Elevated 600
Very High 1000
Turn around times 1-4 weeks
Additional information These antibodies may be found in demyelinating neuropathies.
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:07:16 PM
Entry Number 457
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