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Test ID WNS West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum

Useful For

Laboratory diagnosis of infection with West Nile virus in serum specimens

Highlights

Detection of antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV) in serum can be used to support the diagnosis of recent WNV infection.

 

This test should be used for diagnostic purposes only.

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
WNGS West Nile Virus Ab, IgG, S No Yes
WNMS West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, S No Yes
WNVSI West Nile Serum Interpretation No Yes

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

West Nile Virus Ab, IgG and IgM, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

IgG: Negative

IgM: Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. (June through September)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m. (October through May)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

IgG-86789

IgM-86788

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
WNGS West Nile Virus Ab, IgG, S 29566-7
WNMS West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, S 29567-5
WNVSI West Nile Serum Interpretation 69048-7

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

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Assessment for Zika Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Individuals

-Assessment for Zika Virus Infection in Pregnant Women