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Test ID WEEPC Western Equine Encephalitis Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid

Useful For

Aiding the diagnosis of Western equine encephalitis

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

West 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.

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

86654 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
WEEPC West Equine Enceph Ab Panel, CSF 69036-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
26371 West Equine Enceph Ab, IgG, CSF 9315-3
26372 West Equine Enceph Ab, IgM, CSF 9316-1