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Rickettsia typhi (Typhus Fever) Antibodies, IgG & IgM by IFA
|Methodology:||Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) - 1 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature . Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
|CPT Code(s):||86757 x2|
|Test Panel Components||Rickettsia typhi (Typhus Fever) Antibody, IgG by IFA ; Rickettsia typhi (Typhus Fever) Antibody, IgM by IFA|