Feedback
Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG (AQP4), CSF (INACTIVE as of 02/17/15: Refer to 2011699)
2008593
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
NMO CSF
Methodology
Qualitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
CSF. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 28 days; Frozen: 28 days 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86255
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2008594Neuromyelitis Optica/AQP4-IgG, CSF46718-3
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • AQP
  • AQP4
  • Aquaporin (-4)
  • Devic's Disease Antibody
  • Optic Neuritix Antibody
  • Optic-Spinal MS Antibody
  • Transverse Myelitis Antibody
  • Vision Loss Antibody

Performed at Mayo