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Ganglioside GQ1B Antibodies (Anti-GQ1b)

Test Name

Ganglioside GQ1B Antibodies (Anti-GQ1b)

Red Tube with thin top Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Red Top

Minimum Volume = 2mL Serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in red top tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Lab Staff Instructions Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Store and send frozen

Rejection Criteria: Plasma, gel-separator, Gross hemolysis, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability:Stable at room temperature for 7 days, refrigerated for 14 days and frozen at -20C or colder for 21 days. Thaw samples only once.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Negative: < 30%

Grey Zone: 30 - 50%

Positive: >50 - 100%

Strong Positive: >100

Test code




Testing Location

Referred-out -ICL

Other Information

Last Updated: December 01, 2020