Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibodies, IgG & IgM by IFA ECHAF

Method(s) Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
Transport 1 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Remarks

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples. Please mark sample plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."

Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unacceptable Conditions Severely lipemic, contaminated, or hemolyzed samples.
Schedule Tue, Fri
Billing Code 5010532
CPTCode 86666 x 2
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

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No Appointment Necessary
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