84990:INFLUENZA VIRUS B, IgG and IgM

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84990:INFLUENZA VIRUS B, IgG and IgM
Methodology: Complement Fixation (CF)
Edit Date: 7/25/2006
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab, next run if titered.
CPT Code: 86710-90 x2
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells immediately. Label specimen clearly as ”acute” or ”convalescent.”
Stability: 24 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 1 year frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated or if frozen, on dry ice.
Comments: Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimen MUST be recieved within 30 days of receipt of acute specimen.
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; severe lipemia; contaminated specimen.

<1_8 No antibody detected.