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Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase

General information

Specimen transport: At room temperature

Repeat frequency: At significant change of clinical symptoms

Special precautions: None

Laboratory information

Normal reference range: <5 U/ml

Volume and sample type: 7ml clotted blood

Method: ELISA

Turnaround time (calendar days from sample receipt to authorised result): Median - 6

Clinical information

Indications for the test: IDDM, Stiff-man syndrome

Factors affecting the test: None

ICE reference: Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD)


(Last updated August 22nd 2018)