Malaria Antibody, IgG
0051356
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
MALARIA AB
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.05 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
Less than 1.01 IV  
Interpretive Data
A positive result does not diagnose acute malaria but can provide evidence of past exposure to any of the following species: P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae, or P. ovale. A diagnosis of acute malaria may be determined by ordering Parasites Smear (Giemsa Stain), Blood (ARUP test code 0049025).

See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement D: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86750
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0051356Malaria Antibody, IgG
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Aliases
  • Malaria Ab Scrn
  • Malaria Antibody Screen
  • Malaria Antibody Screen (P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale)