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Ganglioside Antibodies - IgM Test

Ganglioside Antibodies - IgM Test

also known as: Ganglioside Antibodies IgM

The test for Ganglioside Antibodies is often conducted to determine if you carry Ganglioside antibodies which are often a marker for certain neuropathic conditions, from Gullian Barre syndrome to others. In most cases, early detection can be impossible which is why you need to consult with your doctor right away on experiencing some of the symptoms posted below.

Impaired speech Sudden onset of muscle weakness Unsteady gait Memory problems Tremors in the limbs and other parts of the body If these symptoms sound familiar to what you are experiencing at the moment, then you need to consult with your doctor right away.

Neuropathies are often notoriously hard to diagnose which is why most doctors often order for multiple tests to be carried out. Your doctor would first assess your current symptoms as well as review your current medical history, before ordering a test for Ganglioside Antibodies. This test is often used as a marker and an early diagnostic tool in the detection of several neuropathies. It is vital that you get yourself tested at the earliest since an early detection can enable your doctor to prescribe an effective form of treatment to offset some of your current symptoms.

This test is mainly used as an early diagnostic tool to determine if you are suffering from a degenerative disease. It is vital that you get yourself tested at the earliest so that you can find out if you are suffering from degenerative neurological condition and take effective treatment for the same. Do remember that some of the neurological conditions are hereditary; you may want to ask your doctor regarding the same.

Your doctor would ask you to provide a sample of your blood for the test; you would be required to refrain from most medications for a period of 24hrs prior to taking the test. He would then ask you to roll up your sleeves, apply a tourniquet to make your veins jut out. He would then proceed to clean the area with an antiseptic before collecting the sample in a sterile container. The container would be forwarded t0 the lab, where it will be processed and tested for the presence of Ganglioside Antibodies. A positive result should result in your doctor ordering several more tests to ensure that the diagnosis is correct. He would then prescribe an effective source of treatment for your current condition.

Type Gender Age-Group Value
Ganglioside IgM
All age groups
Average price range of the test is between Rs.4500 to Rs.11000 depending on the factors of city, quality and availablity.

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