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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:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Indirect Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (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'. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-7 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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