Specimen Requirements

Title

GLUTAMIC ACID DECARBOXYLASE AUTOANTIBODIES

Specimen Requirement

SEE GAD AB

Methodology

Stability

Reference Range

Turnaround

Clinical Use

Detect the presence of antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase, which provides early evidence of autoimmune disease activity; its measurement has been shown to be useful in assisting the physician in the prediction, diagnosis, and management of patients with diabetes

Test Code

GADW