MYELIN ANTIBODY (IgG), IFA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
SST, gross hemolysis, lipemia

Methodology
Indirect Immunofluorescence

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 21 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Thursday

Turnaround Time4-10 days
Test CodeAMAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255
LOINC Codes
Anti-Myelin Antibodies:   17306-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory