Test Directory

Anti-Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibody

Containers - Adult

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Sarstedt Monovette Serum Gel Tube (Brown Cap)
Volume Range

​4.9mls

Additive per Container

​Gel

Containers - Child

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Teklab Small White Cap
Volume Range

​Minimum 1ml

Additive per Container

​None

Reference ranges

Anti-GAD

Normal <5 U/ml

Positive >5 U/ml

Laboratory Site

RIE
51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4SA
Telephone: 0131 536 1000

How to request

​Trak, ICE, Clinical Immunology request form.

Diabetic screen tests can only be requested via Hospital referrals.

Availability

​Normal working hours 8.00am-5pm Mon-Fri.

Anticipated turnaround

3 weeks (15 working days)
 
 

What happens if the result is positive or abnormal

Reviewed and authorised by Consultant Immunologist.

General additional information

​Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.

Tested alongside Anti-IA2.