Anaplasma phagocytophilum (HGA) Antibody, IgM
0097318
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
HGE IGM
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.05 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Bacterially contaminated, heat inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic, or turbid specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Less than 1:16 - No significant level of IgM antibodies to A. phagocytophilum detected.
Greater than or equal to 1:16 - Suggestive of a current or recent infection with A. phagocytophilum.
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
86666
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0097318A. Phagocytophilum Antibody, IgM
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Cross References
  • Anaplasma phagocytophilum IgM
  • Ehrlichiosis Serology
  • HGE
  • Phagocytophilum Titer