Leptospira Antibody
0050786
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
LEPTO IHA
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Hemagglutination
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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: 0.05 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
< 1:50 Negative - No antibody detected.
1:50 Equivocal - Suggest repeat testing in two to three weeks.
≥ 1:100 Positive - Suggestive of current or recent leptospirosis.
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86720
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050785Leptospira Antibody IHA
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Cross References
  • Agglutination Tests-Bacteria
  • Leptospira IHA
  • Leptospirosis Antibody