Rickettsia Antibodies, IgG & IgM

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: RICKE CLEVE

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: 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'.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2-6 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 86757x4

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

Synonyms: -

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