85370:LEPTOSPIROSIS ANTIBODIES, IgG & IgM

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85370:LEPTOSPIROSIS ANTIBODIES, IgG & IgM
Methodology: Indirect Hemagglutination (IHA)
Edit Date: 3/14/2006
Performed: Monday – Friday
Released: 1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86720-90 x2
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial immediately. Refrigerate. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
Stability: Specimen stable 48 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 1 year frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 50 µL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated.

<1:50
No antibody detected.
1:50
Borderline positive:Patients should be evaluated for clinical correlation with active or recent leptospirosis. Suggest repeat testing in two to three weeks.
≥1:100
Positive:Suggestive of current or recent leptospirosis.