Lab Code : MAGA
Test Background Myelin-associated glycoprotein autoantibodies are often related to the onset of sensory-motor polyneuropathies.
Clinical Indications Adult onset neuropathy (distal, symmetrical) Gait disorder Tremor
Reference Range Negative
Sample Required RST (rust top), Gel SST (yellow top), Can also be performed on CSF
Sample Volume 5-10 mL (1 mL serum)
Turnaround Time 28 days
Notes Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Department of Immunology at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.