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Test ID SFGP Spotted Fever Group Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum

Useful For

Aids in the diagnosis of spotted fever group rickettsial infections

Method Name

Immunofluorescence

Reporting Name

Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, IgM, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

IgG: <1:64

IgM: <1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86757 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SFGP Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, IgM, S 90260-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
84342 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, S 5313-2
84346 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgM, S 5315-7

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.

Testing Algorithm

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

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.