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GAD Antibodies

Alternative Names:Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibodies
Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:GAD
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Adults Volume or Mass:10 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect at ambient temperature

Please note if NEUROLOGISTS require GAD please order antineuronal Abs (NEUR) sendaway as it is completed as part of the neuronal line blot. This goes to St Vincents and allows for CSF and serum.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Melbourne Health Shared Pathology Service
Additional Notes:

Reference Range:    Negative     < 5 U/mL

                              Positive      > 5 U/mL