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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
Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD) antibodies
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
6 mL
Reference Ranges
Normal up to 1 u/mL
Storage
4'C
Discipline
Immunology
Clinical notes
Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD) antibodies have been described in association with insulin dependant diabetes mellitis and in "stiff-person" syndrome.  
Turn around time
21 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017