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Test Catalog

Test ID: MOGFS    
Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein (MOG-IgG1) Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Assay, Serum

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When the results of this assay require further evaluation, the reflex titer test will be performed at an additional charge.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Patient Preparation: For optimal antibody detection, we recommend drawing the specimen before initiation of immunosuppressant medication.

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SerumRefrigerated (preferred)28 days
 Frozen 28 days
 Ambient 72 hours