Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 17, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91091

Ehrlichia chaffeensis 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:
  • Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection
  • If acute and convalescent samples being submitted, clearly label as such. Convalescent sample must be received in lab within 30 days.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed:Tuesday, Friday
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86666x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93109 - EHRLICHIA AB, IgM
  • 93110 - EHRLICHIA AB, IgG
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