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Myelin associated glycoprotein antibody, IgM

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact immunology at x3-1712. 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 10/2/2010 11:52:16 AM
Entry Number 636
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