Myelin-Associated Glycoprotein (MAG) Antibody (IgM), EIA

Test Code
37438

CPT Codes
83520

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Sterile transport tube

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

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

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon, Thurs; Report available: 4-8 days

Reference Range
MAG Antibody (IgM), EIA <1:1600 titer 
   
  Normal <1:1600
  Moderately elevated 1:1600-1:3200
  Highly elevated ≥1:6400


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



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.