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Test ID EHBAP Ehrlichia/Babesia Antibody Panel, Immunofluorescence, Serum


Advisory Information


This test may be nonreactive during the acute phase of the infection. For patients presenting with suspected acute infections of Ehrlichia chaffeensis or Anaplasma phagocytophilum, consider EHRL / Ehrlichia/Anaplasma, Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL


Useful For

As an adjunct in the diagnosis of infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia chaffeensis or Babesia microti

 

Seroepidemiological surveys of the prevalence of the infection in certain populations

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
ANAP Anaplasma phagocytophilum Ab, IgG,S Yes Yes
EHRC Ehrlichia Chaffeensis (HME) Ab, IgG Yes Yes
BABG Babesia microti IgG Ab, S Yes Yes

Testing Algorithm

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

Ehrlichia/Babesia Ab Panel, S, IFA

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

ANAPLASMA PHAGOCYTOPHILUM

<1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

EHRLICHIA CHAFFEENSIS

<1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

BABESIA MICROTI

<1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed using an analyte specific reagent. Its performance characteristics were 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

86666 x 2

86753

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
EHBAP Ehrlichia/Babesia Ab Panel, S, IFA In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81157 Anaplasma phagocytophilum Ab, IgG,S 23877-4
81128 Babesia microti IgG Ab, S 16117-4
81478 Ehrlichia Chaffeensis (HME) Ab, IgG 47405-6

NY State Approved

Yes