NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA (NMO)/AQUAPORIN-4-IGG FLUORESCENCE-ACTIVATED CELL SORTING (FACS) ASSAY, SERUM WITH REFLEX TO TITER
Useful for establishing the diagnosis of NMO spectrum disorders (NMOSD) and distinguishing one of these disorders from MS early in the course of disease.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one 5.0 mL Red top tube, SST acceptable
Separate serum from cells. Refrigerate serum.
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 3 days, Refrigerated: 28 days, Frozen: 28 days
Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting Assay (FACS)
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