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.
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 Name
0093068Treponema pallidum Ab, IgG
0093069Treponema pallidum Ab, IgM
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • FTA-ABS IgG and IgM Ab Panel
Performed at Focus Diagnostics, Inc.