Treponema pallidum Antibody Panel (FTA-ABS) IgG and IgM
0093067
Ordering Recommendation
Not a recommended test for syphilis diagnosis or monitoring.  If congenital syphilis is suspected, order Treponema pallidum Antibody, IgM by ELISA (0050921).
Mnemonic
FTA G/M
Methodology
Qualitative Immunofluorescence Assay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-7 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect from child less than 12 months of age.  
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Adult specimens or specimens collected from children older than 12 months of age.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86780 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0093068Treponema pallidum Ab, IgG17726-1
0093069Treponema pallidum Ab, IgM5393-4
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Aliases
  • FTA-ABS IgG and IgM Ab Panel

Performed at Focus Diagnostics, Inc.