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Test ID EEPC Eastern Equine Encephalitis Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid

Useful For

Aiding the diagnosis of Eastern equine encephalitis

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

East Equine Enceph Ab Panel, CSF

Specimen Type

CSF

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Additional Information: This test is not available for specimens originating in New York.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Test Request Form-General (T732) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:10

IgM: <1:10

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

May through October: Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

 

November through April: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

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.

CPT Code Information

86652 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
EEPC East Equine Enceph Ab Panel, CSF In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
26369 East Equine Enceph Ab, IgG, CSF 10897-7
26370 East Equine Enceph Ab, IgM, CSF 10899-3