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Myelin Associated Glycoprotein (MAG) Antibody, IgM


Name Method Department Units
Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Send Out TU

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL

Room temperature - 2 day(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Contamination
  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Heat treated specimen
  • Urine
  • Gross lipemia

CPT Code

  • 83516