Chikungunya Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers

Last Modified: 11/8/2021 8:11:12 AM

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: 0.1 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Reference Range:
Chikungunya IgG Screen Negative
Chikungunya IgM Screen Negative
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: If Chikungunya IgG Screen is Positive, Chikungunya IgG Titration will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86790).
If Chikungunya IgM Screen is Positive, Chikungunya IgM Titration will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86790).
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-transmitted alphavirus. Symptoms include fever, severe arthralgia, rash, and headache. Detection of Chikungunya virus antibodies is a reliable indicator of Chikungunya virus infection. IgM detection suggests infection within the previous 3 months. IgG detection suggests infection at any time in the recent or distant past.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 4 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code: MISC
Send Out Test Code: 70188
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86790 x 2

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