Influenza A & B Virus Antibodies IgG and IgM INFLU
|Method(s)||Semi-Quantitative Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay|
|Collect||One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.|
1 mL serum refrigerated. (Min: 0.05 mL)
|Stability||After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year|
|Unacceptable Conditions||Plasma . Hemolyzed, lipemic, icteric, turbid, bacterially contaminated or heat inactivated samples|
|Schedule||Mon, Wed, Fri|
|CPTCode||86710 x 4|
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. 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."
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
See Laboratory Report.