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Test ID BLOD1231 Bartonella Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Serum

Useful For

Diagnosis of Bartonella infection, especially in the context of a cat scratch

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 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) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86611 x 4

Reporting Name

Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM

Reference Values

Bartonella henselae

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

 

Bartonella quintana

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Testing Algorithm

Includes Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana.

 

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
16294 Bartonella Henselae IgG Antibodies
16295 Bartonella Henselae IgM Antibodies
16296 Bartonella Quintana IgG Antibodies
16297 Bartonella Quintana IgM Antibodies