Bartonella quintana Antibodies, IgG & IgM by IFA
0050106
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
BART PAN
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed
Mon, Thu
Reported
1-8 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
 
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0050094Bartonella quintana Antibody, IgG by IFA < 1:64   Negative -​ No significant level of Bartonella quintana IgG antibody detected.
1:64-​1:128   Equivocal -​ Questionable presence of Bartonella quintana IgG antibody detected.  Repeat testing in 10-​14 days may be helpful.
≥1:256   Positive -​ Presence of IgG antibody to Bartonella quintana detected, suggestive of current or past infection.
0050093Bartonella quintana Antibody, IgM by IFA < 1:16  Negative -​ No significant level of Bartonella quintana IgM antibody detected.
≥ 1:16  Positive -​ Presence of IgM antibody to Bartonella quintana detected, suggestive of current or recent infection.
Interpretive Data
Refer to individual components.

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Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86611 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050093Bartonella quintana Antibody, IgM
0050094Bartonella quintana Antibody, IgG
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Aliases
  • B henselae IgM
  • Bartonella henselae IgM