Yersinia enterocolitica Antibody, IgG by Immunoblot
0051229
Ordering Recommendation
Immunoblot can be used as an adjunct tool in the diagnosis of Yersinia enterocolitica infection. The presence of IgA and IgG antibodies to Y. enterocolitica Yop proteins can also aid in the diagnosis of post-infectious autoimmune disorders associated with Y. enterocolitica (eg, reactive arthritis, erythema nodosum, Graves Disease, and Hashimoto thyroiditis).
Mnemonic
YER IGG
Methodology
Qualitative Immunoblot
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-8 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
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
Effective November 19, 2012

Negative  
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86793
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0051229Yersinia enterocolitica, IgG Immunoblot
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Aliases
  • Y enterocolitica IgG Immunoblot
  • Yersinia IgG by Immunoblot