Dengue Fever Antibodies (IgG, IgM)

Last Modified: 11/12/2019 3:20:40 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Serum Separator Tube (SST); Gel
Reference Range:
Dengue Fever Antibody (IgG) <0.90
Dengue Virus Antibody (IgM) <=1.65
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Dengue hemorrhagic fever and Dengue shock syndrome are caused by infection of the RNA flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito vector. Paired acute and convalescent specimens that exhibit a significant change in titer are useful to confirm clinical diagnosis of infection
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 5 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 93256
Included Tests: Dengue Fever Antibody IgG; Dengue Fever Antibody IgM
CPT Coding: 86790 x 2

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