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Test Code MAGA MAG Antibody, with reflex MAG-SGPG & MAG (Serum)

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - Chantilly

Methodology

Western blot

If Western blot is positive, than both MAG-SGPG Ab (IgM), EIA and MAG Ab (IgM), EIA will be performed at additional charge.

Reference Values

MAG Ab, Western Blot

REFERENCE RANGE:  NEGATIVE

 

MAG-SGPG Ab (IgM), EIA: ≤1:1600 titer

MAG Ab (IgM),EIA: <1:1600 titer

MAG IgM Antibody:Normal <1:1600

Moderately Elevated:1:1600 - 1:3200

Highly Elevated: >1:6400

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84181

Reflex test: 83520x2

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube: Red top (serum gel not acceptable)

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerated

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday - Saturday

TAT  12 days

Computer Interface code

PDM # 5900940