Test Details

Mnemonic

MAGAB

Ordering Code

3504670

CPT-4 Code(s)

84181, plus 83520 x 2 if reflexed, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting prior to collection is preferred.

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis

Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Western Blot
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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