Eastern Equine Encephalitis IgM Antibodies

Last Modified: 7/18/2016 8:09:11 AM

Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
2 months Frozen

Avoid Freeze Thaw Cycles
Reference Range: < 1:16 titer
Methodology: IFA
Clinical Significance: To aid in the assessment of Eastern encephalitis. IgM antibody is detectble within 1 to 3 weeks of onset, peaking and rapidly declining within 3 months
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 4 days
Days Performed: Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 8181
Alternate Test Names: Eastern Equine IgM Abs
CPT Coding: 86652

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