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Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibodies, IgG & IgM by IFA
|Methodology:||Immunofluorescent antibody (IFA)|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) OR Red Top Tube - 1 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection and freeze serum in a Standard Transfer Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: CRITICALLY FROZEN
Stability: After separation from cells: Room Temperature: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week, Frozen: 1 month
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
Quest Diagnostics Nichols INST
|CPT Code(s):||86666 X2|
|Test Panel Components||E. chaffeensis IgG; E. chaffeensis IgM; Interpretation|