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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Ganglioside (glycolipid) Antibodies
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
6 mls
Reference Ranges
Negative
Storage
4'C
Discipline
Immunology
Clinical notes
These occur in specific peripheral neuropathies, e.g. Guillain Barr Syndrome, as well as a variety of other sensory and sensomotor neropathies. They have limited diagnostic potential and are best used as circumstantial evidence  to support a clinical diagnosis.
Turn around time
21 working Days
Last modified: 02/08/2017