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  
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)