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Test ID FRANC Francisella Tularensis Antibody

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red or SST

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum ambient in a plastic vial.

Method Name

Direct Agglutination (DA)

Reporting Name

Francisella tularensis Ab

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL; Peds 0.075 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Ambient (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Refrigerated  14 days

Reference Values

Reference Range:  <1:20

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FRANC Francisella tularensis Ab 23125-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0713 Francisella tularensis Ab 23125-8