Sign in →

Test ID EEEP Eastern Equine Encephalitis Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of Eastern equine encephalitis using serum specimens

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

East Equine Enceph Ab, IgG and IgM, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

IgG: <1:10

IgM: <1:10

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

May through October: Monday through Friday

November through April: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Report Available

Same day/1 to 4 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US 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.

CPT Code Information

86652 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
EEEP East Equine Enceph Ab, IgG and IgM, S 69034-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
83354 East Equine Enceph Ab, IgG, S 10896-9
83355 East Equine Enceph Ab, IgM, S 10898-5

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916) with the specimen.

Testing Algorithm

For more information see Mosquito-borne Disease Laboratory Testing.