Basal Ganglia Antibodies
Laboratory offering test
Also known as/Frequency of test
ABGA A spectrum of disorders are associated with ABGA and streptococcal infection including Sydenham's chorea (prototype), tics (PANDAS), a subset of cases with Tourette's syndrome (TS). The sensitivity and specificity of the antibodies in post-streptococcal neurological patients is 80- 90%. False positive occur.
Neurology request only Plasma NOT acceptable. Referred outside of EPA
Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD
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