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Test ID BLOD0466 Q Fever Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum

Useful For

Diagnosing Q fever

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Method Name

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86638 x 4

Reporting Name

Q Fever Ab, IgG and IgM, S

Reference Values

Q FEVER PHASE I ANTIBODY, IgG

<1:16

 

Q FEVER PHASE II ANTIBODY, IgG

<1:16

 

Q FEVER PHASE I ANTIBODY, IgM

<1:16

 

Q FEVER PHASE II ANTIBODY, IgM

<1:16

 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Testing Algorithm

See Infective Endocarditis: Diagnostic Testing for Identification of Microbiological Etiology in Special Instructions.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
16301 Coxiella Burnetii (Q Fever) IgG AB Phase 1
16302 Coxiella Burnetii (Q Fever) IgG AB Phase 2
16303 Coxiella Burnetii (Q Fever) IgM AB Phase 1
16304 Coxiella Burnetii (Q Fever) IgM AB Phase 2
18202 Interpretation