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Test Code IMMTS IgM Monosialo GM1 Titer, Serum


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see GM1B / Ganglioside Antibody Panel, Serum.

 

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Useful For

Supporting the diagnosis of an autoimmune neuropathy

Testing Algorithm

If the IGM_M screen is positive, this titer will be performed.

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see GM1B / Ganglioside Antibody Panel, Serum.

 

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

IgM Monos GM1 Titer, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see GM1B / Ganglioside Antibody Panel, Serum.

 

<1:4000

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday; 12 p.m.

Analytic Time

5 days

Specimen Retention Time

28 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
IMMTS IgM Monos GM1 Titer, S 43241-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
605086 IgM Monos GM1 Titer, S 43241-9