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Test ID: GD65C    
Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD65) Antibody Assay, Spinal Fluid

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

84221

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Possible use in evaluating patients with stiff-man syndrome, autoimmune cerebellitis and other acquired central nervous system disorders affecting gabaminergic neurotransmission. Clinical utility remains to be determined.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoprecipitation Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

GAD65 Ab Assay, CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

65K Antibody
Anti-GAD Antibodies
Anti-Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Ab
Anti-Islet Cell Antibody
Beta Cell Antibody