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.
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Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

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

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.6 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis
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Stability

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

Western Blot
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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