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Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Assay, Serum

Additional Codes

LAB3877

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
NMOTS NMO/AQP4 FACS Titer, S No No

Specimen Type

Serum


Advisory Information


 



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 3 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 6 p.m.

Analytic Time

5 days

Specimen Retention Time

28 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86255

86256-NMO/AQP4-IgG FACS titer (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
NMOFS NMO/AQP4 FACS, S 43638-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
38324 NMO/AQP4 FACS, S 43638-6

Forms

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