Leptospira Antibody
0050786
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
LEPTO IHA
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Hemagglutination
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
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 NameLOINC
0050785Leptospira Antibody IHA7959-0
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Aliases
  • Agglutination Tests-Bacteria
  • Leptospira IHA
  • Leptospirosis Antibody