Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Anti GA1 IgM, Serum

Test Name: Anti GA1 IgM, Serum
Alternate Name(s): AGA1
Anti-Asialo IgM
Anti Asialo GM1 (GA1)
Anti-Asialo GM1
Anti-GA1 IgM
ASGM1
IgM vs GA1
IgM vs Asialo-GM1 (GA1)
IgM antibodies to Asialo GM1
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 years: Red 0.5pk.
2-10 years: 2 mL Red top
Collection Information: N.B: This test is an out-of-country request. Pre-approval by the Immunology section head (Dr. L. Yang ext. 35768), or Biochemist on-call in her absence Monday-Friday 0800-1600 hrs is required prior to collection.

Minimum serum volume required is 1 mL in each of 2 aliquots.
Requisition: TESTING LAB REQUISITION FORM
Test Schedule: Referred out monthly
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
50 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Titre: < 3000 Units
Effective Date: 2010-01-11
Revised Date: 2019-02-14
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Associated with chronic motor neuropathy syndromes.
Special Processing:  
Comments: This test is available exclusively to SJH/LHSC physicians.

For more information, please contact:

Senior Technologist
Immunology Lab
(519) 685-8500 ext. 35541
Method of Analysis: ELISA
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Refrigerate up to 2 days, otherwise freeze at 20oC for longer storage.
System Codes: 
Cerner
AGA1
 
Referred To: Referred to:

Washington University Medical School
660 S. Euclid, Box 8111
St. Louis, Missouri
63110
USA

Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul