Respiratory Syncytial Virus Antibodies, IgG & IgM (Temporary Referral as of 6/20/14)
0051087
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
RSV PAN
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
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: 0.05 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days of receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly "acute" and "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Bacterially contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic, or turbid specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
 
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0051085Respiratory Syncytial Virus Antibody, IgG 0.89 IV or less: Negative -​ No significant level of respiratory syncytial virus IgG antibody detected.
0.90-​1.10 IV: Equivocal -​ Questionable presence of respiratory syncytial virus IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-​14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive -​ IgG antibodies to respiratory syncytial virus detected, which may suggest current or past infection. 
0051086Respiratory Syncytial Virus Antibody, IgM (Temporary Referral as of 6/20/14) 0.89 IV or less: Negative -​ No significant level of respiratory syncytial virus IgM antibody detected.
0.90-​1.10 IV: Equivocal -​ Questionable presence of respiratory syncytial virus IgM antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-​14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive -​ IgM antibodies to respiratory syncytial virus detected, which may suggest current or recent infection.
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86756 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0051085RSV Antibody IgG
0051086RSV Antibody IgM
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Aliases
  • RSV Antibodies
  • RSV IgG and IgM