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Hantavirus Antibodies, IgG and IgM
2001540
Ordering Recommendation

Use to detect hantavirus exposure.  Does not distinguish between Sin Nombre virus (cause of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome) and other hantaviruses (which cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome).  For Sin Nombre virus-specific testing, contact your state health department.

Mnemonic
HANTAVIRUS
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum Separator Tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2001541Hantavirus Antibody IgM35393-8
2001542Hantavirus Antibody IgG35392-0
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Aliases

Performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.