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Aquaporin-4 (AQP4) Antibodies by CBA, Serum

Test ID: AQP4BC S

Test

Aliases/Synonyms

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

Method

Live Cell-based Assay (CBA)

Report Includes

AQP4

Specimens

Serum
Requisition: The specimen should be submitted with this ICL-BC Neurology requisition.

Test Location

BC Neuroimmunology Lab, Room S-157, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 2B5

Test Version

15-Jun-2023

Specimen

Specimens

Serum
Requisition: The specimen should be submitted with this ICL-BC Neurology requisition.

Collection Containers

SST (Gold Top)

Sample Volume

5 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send frozen (preferred).

Stability

Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 30 days

Additional Stability Information

If the specimen thaws, it is unsuitable for analysis.

Rejection Criteria

Icterus Present

Test Version

15-Jun-2023

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Live Cell-based Assay (CBA)

Turnaround Time

25 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
AQP4 Ab

Test Location

BC Neuroimmunology Lab, Room S-157, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 2B5

Test Version

15-Jun-2023

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
AQP4BC S 64288AQP4 Ab, S

Test Version

15-Jun-2023