Motor Neuropathy Profile Complete


Sunquest Code:MOTOR  
Epic Code:LAB3231Epic Name:Motor Neuropathy Profile Complete
Synonyms:Complete Motor Neuropathy Profile
Methodology:ELISA and Western blot
CPT Code:83520 x6
Test Includes:Co-GM1 Quattro, MAG Dual Antigen Autoantibody Test; Co-Asialo Autoantibody; Co-GD1b Autoantibody; GD1a Autoantibody
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens. Serum must be separated from cells within 48 hours of collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Athena Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:3163


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report
Use:Anti-GM1, anti-GD1a, anti-Asialo GM1, anti-GD1b, anti-MAG, and anti-SGPG antibodies are found in patients with a peripheral neuropathy and predominantly motor symptoms.


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