Myelin Associated Glycoprotein (MAG)-SGPG Antibody (IgM)

Test Code
37078

CPT Codes
83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Patient Preparation
Overnight fasting is preferred

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Instructions
Avoid hemolysis.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Received room temperature

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) • Endpoint Titered

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon, Wed; Report available: 4 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
MAG, Antibody IgM is useful in detecting antibodies associated with autoimmune peripheral neuropathy.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano 
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130




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