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NMO IgG antibody

Alternate names:
AQP-4, Aquaporin 4 Antibody, Neuromyelitis Optica IgG antibody
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
NMO
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Sample sent interstate for testing, Consultation with the Chemical Pathologist required.

 

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Frequency:
Monthly
Result Turnaround Time:
4-6 weeks
Reference Interval:

Negative/Positive

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Sample to be aliquoted and frozen ASAP.

Transport Instructions:

Frozen sample to be packed by IATA trained personal.

Laboratory Notes:

MOG Antibody: Research Assay Only

Frozen aliquot send to: Specimen Reception

The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Cnr Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street

Westmead, NSW 2145

Tel: 02 9845 3285

Results: email to Fabienne Brilot-Turville fabienne.brilot@sydney.edu.au

External Laboratory:
Pathology, Royal Brisbane & Womens Hospital
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