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Myelin associated glycoprotein antibody, IgM

Item Value
Approval req'd? Use restricted to Neurology service.
Available Stat? No
Test code MAGM
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method EIA
Container type Red top (Gold top acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate sample. Order Quest # 34134N
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Received at room temperature
Units titer
Normal range
Normal < 1:1600
Moderately Elevated 1:1600-1:3200
Highly Elevated ≥ 1:6400
Synonyms myelin associated glycoprotein; MAG
Stability Room temperature 2 days, refrigerated 1 week, frozen at -20C 1 month.
Turn around times Performed 2x per week. Turn around 5-7 days
Additional information MAG (myelin-associated glycoprotein) antibodies are commonly associated with demyelinating sensory-motor neuropathies.
CPT coding 83520-90
LOINC code 39087-2
Last Updated 10/31/2014 1:43:55 PM
Entry Number 636
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