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Sulfatide Antibodies

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact Immunology at x3-1712.Testing 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 to: Washington University Dept. of Neurology,
Neuromuscular Clinical Laboratory, Box 8111
660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Attn: Alan Pestronk, M.D., ph: [314]362-6981)

The insurance form should be completed for Medicare patients who should only be charged by UCSF for handling & shipping.
Normal range
IgM IgG
Normal < 1100 < 900 Elevated 1100 900 Very High 1700 1500
Turn around times 1-4 weeks.
Additional information High titers are common in axonal sensory > motor neuropathies, especially if pain or paresthesias are present.
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:17:45 PM
Entry Number 880
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