Neuromyelitis optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) assay, serum

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Neuromyelitis optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) assay, serum-12767

  
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) assay, serum
  
12767
  
LAB12767
  
NMOFS
  
AQP
AQP4
Aquaporin
Devic's antibody
NMO
NMO-IgG optic neuritis antibody
Transverse myelitis antibody
Vision loss antibody
  
  • Diagnosis of a neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD)
  • Diagnosis of autoimmune AQP4 channelopathy
  • Diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica (NMO)
  • Distinguishing NMOSD from multiple sclerosis early in the course of disease
  
Serum
  
  
3.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  
  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
  
  
  

Immediatley following collection, 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
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465), labelled as serum
  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 28 days

Frozen - 28 days

Ambient - 72 hours

  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (NMOFS): R-MM
  
Mo, Tu, Th; 6pm
  
5 - 8 days
  

Flow Cytometry

  

Negative

  
86255
86256 NMO/AQP4-IgG FACS titer (if appropriate)
  
08/31/2016
  
10/12/2020
  
07/10/2020