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

Useful For

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

Highlights

This assay can be used as an aid to diagnose recent or past infection with Bartonella henselae or Bartonella quintana.

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Bartonella henselae

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

 

Bartonella quintana

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86611 x 4

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BART Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM 90251-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
15659 Bart Henselae IgG 6954-2
15660 Bart Henselae IgM 6955-9
15661 Bart Quintana IgG 44827-4
15662 Bart Quintana IgM 44825-8

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 US Food and Drug Administration.

Report Available

Same day/1 to 3 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

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