Parvovirus B19 Antibodies, IgG & IgM PARAB

Method(s) Semi-Quantitative Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Specimen Required
Collect

One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube. Also acceptable: lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or green (sodium lithium heparin) top tubes.

Transport

0.5 mL serum or plasma at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.3 mL)

Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles).
Unacceptable Conditions Heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, hyperlipemic, icteric, or contaminated serum samples.
Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5010311
CPTCode 86747 Parvovirus IgG; 86747 Parvovirus IgM
Notes Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. 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."
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval
ComponentReference Interval
Parvovirus B-19 Antibody, IgGLess than 0.90 IV: Negative - No significant level of detectable Parvovirus B19 IgG antibody.
 0.90-1.10 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
 Greater than 1.10 IV: Positive - IgG antibody to Parvovirus B19 detected, which may indicate a current or previous infection.
Parvovirus B-19 Antibody, IgMLess than 0.90 IV: Negative - No significant level of detectable Parvovirus B19 IgM antibody.
 0.90-1.10 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
 Greater than 1.10 IV: Positive - IgM antibody to Parvovirus B19 detected, which may indicate a current or recent infection.
No Appointment Necessary
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