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Colorado Tick Fever Antibodies, IgG and IgM, IFA
0093167
Ordering Recommendation
Confirm diagnosis of Colorado Tick Fever. Note that antibodies may not be positive until 14-21 days after onset of symptoms.
Mnemonic
COLOR TICK
Methodology
Immunofluorescence Assay
(Indirect Fluorescent Antibody)
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-8 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
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86790 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0093095Colorado Tick Fever, IgM16122-4
0093168Colorado Tick Fever, IgG16121-6
0093169Colorado Tick Fever Interpretation
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Aliases
  • Soft-CTF

Performed at Focus Diagnostics, Inc.