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84565:YERSINIA SPECIES ANTIBODIES IgA and IgG
Methodology:Western Blot (WB)
Edit Date:10/14/2009
Performed:Tuesday
Released:1-8 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories' reference lab
CPT Code:86793-90 x2
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling:Immediately centrifuge and separate serum into a plastic vial.
Stability:48 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 1 year frozen.
Standard Volume:1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL serum.
Transport:Refrigerated.
Comments:Parallel testing is preferred. Plainly mark 'acute' or 'convalescent' on specimens. Convalescent specimen must be received within 30 days of the acute specimen.
Rejection Criteria:Hemolytic, lipemic, turbid, contaminated, or heat-inactivated specimen.
Referene Range:
Yersinia Species Antibody, IgA
Negative - No significant Yersinia IgA antibodies detected.
Positive - IgA antibodies to Yersinia detected.
Yersinia Species Antibody, IgG
Negative - No significant Yersinia IgG antibodies detected.
Equivocal - Questionable presence of Yersinia IgG antibodies detected. May be an indication of recent infection. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
Positive - IgG antibodies to Yersinia detected.