MYELIN OLIGODENDROCYTE GLYCOPROTEIN (MOG-IgG1) FACS ASSAY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus

Methodology
Flow Cytometry

Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 28 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time6-8 days
Test CodeMOGF
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255, plus 86256 if reflexed to titer, at an additional charge
LOINC Codes
MOG FACS, S:   90248-6  
MOG FACS Titer, S:   Not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory