MAG antibody

Referred to Berkshire & Surrey Pathology Services, Frimley Park Hospital Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 7UJ

Alternative names, keywords

Myelin-associated glycoprotein antibody, anti MAG

Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube). Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

Test indications


Test information

IgM, detected by ELISA.

Reference range

Reported as units/mL. 0 - 1000 is negative.

Disease associations: chronic sensory neuropathies

Turnaround time

Referral lab quotes turnaround time of 19 days, however additional time must be allowed for packing, dispatch and delivery of sample, and return and processing of results.


Immunology (Referrals)