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Blood Test Information

(a.k.a Anti Glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies.)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Special instructions
Time limit for add on= fresh sample required

Anti-GAD is included in the anti-Islet Cell profile. Request an ICA test if anti-GAD is required.

Minimum retesting interval
Test should not be repeated within 56 days
Sent away to Exeter Clinical Laboratory

Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Immunology

Clinical Application
Seen in non-paraneoplastic stiff person syndrome.


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