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Bartonella Antibodies, IgG, IgM
SKU:
F892
Test Contains (LOINC)
Bartonella henselae Antibody IgG (6954-2), Bartonella henselae Antibody IgM (6955-9), Bartonella quintana Antibody, IgM (9361-7) , Bartonella quintana Antibody, IgG (9360-9)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type
Serum
Preferred Container
Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Sample Volume
1.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume
0.3 mL
Handling Instructions
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to a Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent.
Client Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Specimen Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unsuitable Specimen
Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.
TESTING
Frequency
Monday, Thursday
Expected Turn Around
2 - 9 Days
Responsible Dept
Reference Lab
Referral Lab
ARUP
Referral Lab Code
2002280
CPT
86611 X 4
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Notes
Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent"