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MOG Antibody

Category Immunology
Test background

Antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) can be seen in patients with optic neuritis, transverse myelitis and ADEM (acute disseminated encephalomyelitis).

Clinical Indications

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO)
Vision loss
Transverse myelitis

Reference range


Sample & container required Serum (rust top RST tube)
Sample volume 5-10 mL blood (1 mL serum)
Turnaround time 28 days

This test is a cell-based method performed by indirect immunofluorescence on fixed transfected cells performed at Neuroimmunology, Queens Square.