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Test ID TULG Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgG, ELISA, Serum


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see TULAB / Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, ELISA, Serum.

 

Supplies: Sarstedt Aliquot Tube, 5mL (T914)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial.


Useful For

Evaluating the presence of IgG antibodies in patients with suspected tularemia caused by Francisella tularensis

 

This test should not be used as a test of cure as it is not quantitative. Patients may remain seropositive for months to years following resolution of disease.

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see TULAB / Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, ELISA, Serum.

 

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

F. tularensis Ab, IgG ELISA, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see TULAB / Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, ELISA, Serum.

 

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday and Thursday

Report Available

Same day/1 day

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

86668

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TULG F. tularensis Ab, IgG ELISA, S 93717-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TULG F. tularensis Ab, IgG ELISA, S 93717-7

NY State Approved

Yes