Arbovirus Antibodies, IgG, CSF
2001596
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
ARBO CSF G
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody/Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 4 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Effective February 19, 2013
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0098895St. Louis Encephalitis Antibody, IgG by IFA, CSF Less than 1:1
0098893California Encephalitis Antibody, IgG by IFA, CSF Less than 1:1
0098896Eastern Equine Encephalitis Antibody, IgG by IFA, CSF Less than 1:1
0098897Western Equine Encephalitis Antibody, IgG by IFA, CSF Less than 1:1
0050238West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG by ELISA, CSF 1.29 IV or less: Negative -​ No significant level of West Nile virus IgG antibody detected.
1.30-​1.49 IV: Equivocal -​ Questionable presence of West Nile virus IgG antibody detected.  Repeat testing in 10-​14 days may be helpful.
1.50 IV or greater: Positive -​ Presence of IgG antibody to West Nile virus detected, suggestive of current or past infection. 
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86651; 86652; 86653; 86654; 86789
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050238West Nile Virus Antibody IgG CSF
0098893California Encephalitis IgG CSF
0098895St. Louis Encephalitis Ab, IgG, CSF
0098896Eastern Equine Enceph Ab, IgG, CSF
0098897Western Equine Enceph Ab, IgG, CSF
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