Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Arbovirus IgM, CSF   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
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Test Information for Arbovirus IgM, CSF
CPT Code: 86651, 86652, 86653, 86654

Specimen Type: CSF

Tube Type/Collection Container: CSF Container

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Special Instructions: Aids in the diagnosis of suspected arboviral encephalitis. IgM class antibody is detectable within 1-3 weeks of onset, peaking and rapidly declining within 3 months.

TAT: 3-6 days

Panel Includes: St. Louis Encephalitis IgM, La Crosse Virus Encephalitis IgM, Western Equine Encephalitis IgM, Eastern Equine Encephalitis IgM


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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