Myelin sheath antibodies
Myelin-associated glycoprotein autoantibodies are often related to the onset of sensory-motor polyneuropathies.
Adult onset neuropathy (distal, symmetrical) Gait disorder Tremor
|Sample & container required||RST (rust top), Gel SST (yellow top), Can also be performed on CSF|
|Sample volume||5-10 mL (1 mL serum)|
|Turnaround time||28 days|
Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Department of Immunology at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.