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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
Anti-GAD Abs
CategoryImmunology
Code
GAD
Referral code
RHH
Test information
GAD can help to differentiate Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults from Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes and for risk prediction in immediate family members for Type 1.
Special requirements
Serum
Tube type
SST, Plain or Lithium Heparin
Gold, red and green top tubes
Assay frequency
Sent Away to a second Referral Lab. May take a further 2-3 weeks
TAT GP/Outpatient
up to 4 weeks
Referral lab
Immunology Russells Hall Hospital
Page last updated: 11 January 2022