Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Myasthenia Gravis Evaluation, Adult, Serum Order Code : YMGEA
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Anti-Skeletal Muscle Antibody, Muck Antibody, Myathenia Gravic Antibody, Myoid Antibody
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube, Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
Required Volume: 3 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL
Methodology: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)/Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 5 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 3 mL of serum refrigerated. Patient should have no general anesthetic or muscle-relaxant drugs in the previous 24 hours. Test is for patients > or = 20 years old.
CPT Codes: 83520, 83519 x 2
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3040
SHC EPIC Code: LABYMGEA
Causes For Rejection: Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Immunology/Allergy; Neurology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/83370