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Test ID EHRC Ehrlichia chaffeensis (HME) Antibody, IgG, Serum

Useful For

An adjunct in the diagnosis of ehrlichiosis

 

Seroepidemiological surveys of the prevalence of the infection in certain populations

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

Ehrlichia Chaffeensis (HME) Ab, IgG

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 a plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

<1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86666

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
EHRC Ehrlichia Chaffeensis (HME) Ab, IgG 47405-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81478 Ehrlichia Chaffeensis (HME) Ab, IgG 47405-6

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 US Food and Drug Administration.

Report Available

Same day/1 to 3 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Testing Algorithm

For more information see Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm

Forms

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