Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Anti GQ1b IgG, Serum

Test Name: Anti GQ1b IgG, Serum
Alternate Name(s): Anti-GQ1b IgG
Anti GQ1b
IgG vs GQ1b
AGQ1b
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: Red 0.5pk.
2-10 yrs: 2 mL Red top
Collection Information: NB: 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
Test Schedule: Referred out monthly
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
50 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Titre: <2000
Effective Date: 2010-01-11
Revised Date: 2019-02-14
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Associated with Miller-Fisher Syndrome; Brainstem Encephalitis.
Special Processing:  
Comments: This test is available exclusively to LHSC/SJH physicians.

For more information, please contact:

Senior Technologist
Immunology Lab
(519) 685-8500 ext. 35541
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Refrigerate up to 2 days, otherwise freeze at 20oC for longer storage.
System Codes: 
Cerner
AGQ1B
 
Referred To: Referred to:

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

Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul