California-La Crosse Encephalitis IgG Anitibodies, CSF

Last Modified: 9/29/2017 3:33:33 PM

Specimen Requirements: 1.0 CSF in a Sterile Plastic Vial
Minimum Volume: 0.4 mL CSF
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
2 months Frozen
Reference Range: < 1:2 titer
Methodology: Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)
Clinical Significance: Aid in the assessment of California encephalitis. IgG antibody is generally detectable within 1 to 3 weeks of onset, peaking within 1 to 2 months and declining slowly thereafter
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 3 days
Days Performed: Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 8926C
Alternate Test Names: California Encephalitis
CPT Coding: 86651

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