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CO-GM1 TRIAD™ ANTIBODY TEST

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1218         Geisinger Epic ID: 52797

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL serum.
Special notes:
Do not collect in gel tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: Not established.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83520 (x3)
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Co-GM1 (IgG, IgA, IgM isotyping); Co-GM1 Asialo; Co-GD1b, using covalent plate technology. Titer values are reported for each antigen.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 118512, Co-GM1 Triad
Clinical significance:
Co-GM1 Triad™ Antibody Test - Detection of anti-GM1, anti-asialo-GM1 and anti-GD1b antibodies using covalent ELISA technology. Type of Disorder: Peripheral Neuropathy. Typical Presentation: Slowly progressive, distal motor neuropathy.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon, Wed a.m.; Report available: 16-21 days    
Performed stat? No
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