CNS Demyelinating disease evaluation, serum-994

Test info

  
CNS Demyelinating disease evaluation, serum
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
ADEM
AQP4
Aquaporin
Devic's Antibody
NMO (Neuromyelitis Optica)
NMO-IgG
Optic Neuritis Antibody
Transverse Myelitis Antibody
Vision Loss Antibody

Specimen

  

For optimal antibody detection, recommend blood collection to occur before initiation of immunosuppressant medication.

  
Serum
  
  
3.0 mL
  
2.0 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 28 days

Frozen - 28 days

Ambient - 72 hours

Performance

  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (CDS1): R-NX
  
Mo, Tu, Th; 6pm
  
7 - 10 days
  

Flow Cytometry

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Negative

Billing

  
86053
86363

86256 X2 (if appropriate)

Tracking

  
11/10/2017
  
01/03/2022
  
07/10/2020