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Anti-Basal Ganglia Abs

Referred to:

Institute of Neurology
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Queens Square
London
WC1N 3BG

General information

Specimen transport: At room temperature

Repeat frequency: At significant change of clinical symptoms

Special precautions: None

Laboratory information

Normal reference range: Negative

Volume and sample type: 7ml clotted blood

Method: Western Blot

Turnaround time (calendar days from sample receipt to authorised result): Median - 16, 95th percentile - 34

Clinical information

Indications for the test: Sydenham's chorea

Factors affecting the test: None

 

(Last updated October 7th 2014)