Test Details

Mnemonic

MOGAC

Ordering Code

3400787

CPT-4 Code(s)

86362, plus 86362 if reflexed to titer, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

Specimen Preparation

Collect Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and send 2.0 mL fluid in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Visible particulate matter

Stability

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

Methodology

Cell-based Immunofluorescence Assay
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Reference Range

MOG Ab CBA, CSF: Negative
MOG Ab Titer, CSF: <1:2 titer
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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