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Test ID WNMC West Nile Virus Antibody, IgM, Spinal Fluid

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see WNC / West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid.

 

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF

Specimen Type

CSF


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see WNC / West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid.

 

Supplies: Sarstedt 5 mL Aliquot Tube (T914)

Collection Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL aliquot tube (T914)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see WNC / West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid.

 

IgM: Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86788

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
WNMC West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF 29569-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
WNMC West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF 29569-1

NY State Approved

Yes

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. 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.

Useful For

Aids in diagnosis of central nervous system infection with West Nile virus

Day(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Report Available

Same day/1 day