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Parvovirus B19 Antibodies, IgG and IgM
0065120
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PARVO
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, hyperlipemic, or icteric serum.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0065121Parvovirus B19 Antibody, IgG0.89 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable Parvovirus B19 IgG antibody.
0.90-1.10 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to Parvovirus B19 detected, which may indicate a current or past infection.
0065122Parvovirus B 19 Antibody, IgM0.89 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable Parvovirus B19 IgM antibody.
0.90-1.10 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive - IgM antibody to Parvovirus B19 detected, which may indicate a current or recent infection.  However, low levels of IgM antibodies may occasionally persist for more than 12 months post-infection.

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86747 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0065121Parvovirus B19 Antibody IgG5273-8
0065122Parvovirus B19 Antibody IgM5274-6
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Aliases
  • B19
  • B19 Antibodies
  • Erythrovirus B19
  • Fifth Disease, IgG and IgM
  • Fifth Disease-Parvovirus
  • Human Parvovirus B19 Antibodies
  • Parvovirus B19 Antibodies, IgG and IgM, Serum