Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 20, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91028

Bartonella henselae Antibodies IgG / IgM

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • If acute and convalescent samples are being submitted, label as such and convalescent sample must be received within 30 days.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed:Monday, Thursday
Reported:2-9 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86611x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93060 - B. HENSELAE IgG
  • 93061 - B. HENSELAE IgM
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