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Ganglioside antibodies
Short Description : Ganglioside antibody screen

Test performed by: LabPLUS Support Services transport this to a 3rd party for testing

This test may be vetted by a pathologist.

The clinical information for the test must be clearly written on the request form. If clinical information is not provided, or does not provide sufficient justification for the test, the test may be declined.

Declined tests :

If a test is declined, the specimen will be held for a reasonable period (usually 3 weeks but dependant on the viability of the sample). Medical practitioners seeking approval for a declined test should email the LabPLUS Immunology Team , giving the patient's name and NHI number and the clinical justification for the test. If unable to email, call the on-call Immunologist via Lablink (09-3078995).

Test vetting policy

Ganglioside antibodies are performed as a standard panel using the following targets:






All targets are tested for both IgG and IgM antibody isotypes:

This test is performed at:

Specimen Reception                              

Neuroimmunology Laboratory Glasgow
Level 1B
Laboratory Medicine and Facilities Building
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
1345 Govan Road
           Ph:   00 00 44 0141 354 9010
          Email: Neuroimmunology.Labs@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

GM1 antibodies

GQ1B antibodies

Specimen Collection
SST3.5 mL Adult SST Serum (Preferred)
Plain4 mL Adult Plain Serum

Last updated at 13:34:04 25/06/2021