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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PHYSICIAN INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Rickettsia Antibodies, IgG & IgM   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Rickettsia Antibodies, IgG & IgM
CPT Code: 86757x4

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type/Collection Container: Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)

Special Instructions: Remove serum from cells ASAP. Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens MUST be received 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark plainly as 'acute' or 'convalescent'.

TAT: 2-6 days

Panel Includes: R. typhi IgG, R. typhi IgM, R. rickettsi IgG, R. rickettsi 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.

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


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