glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody


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Related to glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody: GAD antibodies

glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody

Abbreviation: GADA
An antibody to glutamic acid decarboxylase. It is a serum marker of type 1 diabetes mellitus and is found in the blood of patients with stiff-person syndrome.
See also: antibody
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