Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) Antibodies, IgG & IgM LCMVAB
|Method(s)||Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody|
|Collect||One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.|
1 mL serum refrigerated. (Min: 0.2 mL)
|Stability||After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)|
Severely lipemic, contaminated, or hemolyzed samples.
|CPTCode||86727 x 2|
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."
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