Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibody Panel

Last Modified: 2/4/2019 1:38:42 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: 0.4 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Reference Range:
A. phagocytophilum IgG <1:64
A. phagocytophilum IgM  <1:20
E. chaffeensis IgG <1:64
E. chaffeensis IgM <1:20
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
Clinical Significance:

Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ehrlichia chaffeensis are tick-borne agents that cause an acute febrile illness, which often resembles Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 day
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: APECP
EPIC Test Code: IMO4107
Send Out Test Code: 10611
Alternate Test Names: A Phagocytophilum/ E Chaffeensis AB PNL
Included Tests: Anaplasma phagocytophilum IgG; Anaplasma phagocytophilum IgM; Ehrlichia chaffeensis IgG; Ehrlichia chaffeensis IgM
CPT Coding: 86666 x 4

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