Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Antibody, IgM
Myelin-Associated Glycoprotein, MAG, Sulfoglucuronyl Paragloboside, SGPG, MAG Dual Antigen AutoantibodyTest, Myelin-Associated Glycoprotein (MAG) and Sulfoglucuronyl Paragloboside Evaluation, ARUP #51285, EPIC: LAB6609, SOFT: XMAGM
Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect (preferred specimen): One Gold-top SST tube.
Also acceptable: One plain Red-top tube.
Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation
Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).
Preparation for Courier Transport
Transport: 1.0 mL serum, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.1 mL)
- Hemolyzed specimens.
- Severely lipemic specimens.
- Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.
Specimen Stability for Testing:
Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 1 year
Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:
Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.
Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.
Results available in 2-5 days.
Less than 1000 TU. (TU = Titer Units)
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay.
This assay aids in the diagnosis of demyelinating sensory and sensorimotor peripheral neuropathy.
ARUP #51285, EPIC: LAB6609, SOFT: XMAGM
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