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Treponema pallidum Antibody Panel (FTA-ABS) IgG and IgM
0093067
Ordering Recommendation
Not a recommended test for syphilis diagnosis or monitoring.
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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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.