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Catalog ID FGAGM Ganglioside (Asialo-GM1, GM1, GM2, GD1a, GD1b, and GQ1b) Antibodies

Important Note

CPOE TEST NAME:  Ref Misc Referral Lab Test 

Test Name REF:  Ganglioside ARUP

Reporting Name

Ganglioside Antibodies, IgG-IgM

Specimen Type

Serum SST

Specimen Required

Draw blood in a serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

AUMC Laboratory Catalog Note:

Collect 2.0 mL blood in Gold top tube.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum SST Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  365 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis Mild OK; Grossly Reject
Lipemia Mild OK; Grossly Reject
Icterus Mild OK; Grossly Reject
Other Plasma, CSF, or other body fluids. Contaminated, heat-inactivated specimens

Reference Values

29 IV or less:                 Negative

30 – 50 IV:                    Equivocal

51 – 100 IV:                   Positive

101 IV or greater:           Strong Positive


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

CPT Code Information

83516 x 6

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FGAGM Ganglioside Antibodies, IgG-IgM 82455-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z4245 Asialo-GM1 Antibodies, IgG-IgM 88723-2
Z4246 GM1 Antibodies, IgG-IgM 31500-2
Z4247 GM2 Antibodies, IgG-IgM 88731-5
Z4248 GD1a Antibodies, IgG-IgM 88724-0
Z4249 GD1b Antibodies, IgG-IgM 88730-7
Z4250 GQ1b Antibodies, IgG-IgM 88729-9

Method Name

Semi –Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay