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Encephalitis Panel, Serum with Reflex to HSV Type 1 and Type 2 Glycoprotein G-Specific Ab, IgG (INACTIVE as of 11/17/13. Refer to 2008915)
2001742
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
ENCEPH R
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody/Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
2-6 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
Serum separator tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 3 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Refer to individual components. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0050380Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgGEffective August 20, 2012

24.9 AU/mL or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable measles (rubeola) IgG antibody.
25.0-29.9 AU/mL: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
30.0 AU/mL or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to measles (rubeola) detected, which may indicate a current or past exposure/immunization to measles (rubeola).
0099597Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgM0.79 AU or less: Negative - No significant level of IgM antibodies to measles (rubeola) virus detected.
0.80-1.20 AU: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.21 AU or greater: Positive - IgM antibodies to measles (rubeola) virus detected. Suggestive of current or recent infection or immunization.  However, low levels of IgM antibodies may occasionally persist for more than 12 months post-infection or immunization.
0050390Mumps Virus Antibody, IgGEffective August 20, 2012

8.9 AU/mL or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable IgG mumps virus antibody.
9.0-10.9 AU/mL: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
11.0 AU/mL or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to mumps virus detected, which may indicate a current or past exposure/immunization to mumps virus.
0099589Mumps Virus Antibody, IgM0.79 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable IgM antibody to Mumps virus.
0.80-1.20 IV: Equivocal - Borderline levels of IgM antibody to Mumps virus. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.21 IV or greater: Positive - Presence of IgM antibody to Mumps virus detected, which may indicate a current or recent infection. However, low levels of IgM antibody may occasionally persist for more than 12 months post-infection or immunization.
0050167Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody, IgGEffective August 20, 2012

134 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable varicella-zoster IgG antibody.
135-165 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
166 IV or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to varicella-zoster detected, which may indicate a current or past varicella-zoster infection.
0099314Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody, IgM0.90 ISR or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable varicella-zoster virus IgM antibody.
0.91-1.09 ISR: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 ISR or greater: Positive - Significant level of detectable varicella-zoster virus IgM antibody. Indicative of current or recent infection.  However, low levels of IgM antibodies may occasionally persist for more than 12 months post-infection or immunization.
0050641Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and/or 2 Antibodies, IgM by ELISA
0.89 IV or less:Not Detected.
0.90-1.09 IV:Indeterminate - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 IV or greater:Detected - IgM antibody to HSV detected, which may indicate a current or recent infection. However, low levels of IgM antibodies may occasionally persist for more than 12 months post-infection.

0050292Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Glycoprotein G-Specific Antibody, IgG by CIA
Effective February 18, 2014
0.90 IV or lessNegative - No significant level of detectable IgG antibody to HSV type 1 glycoprotein G.
0.91-1.09 IVEquivocal - Questionable presence of IgG antibody to HSV type 1 glycoprotein G.  Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 IV or greaterPositive - IgG antibody to HSV type 1 glycoprotein G detected, which may indicate a current or past HSV infection.

0050294Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Glycoprotein G-Specific Antibody, IgG by CIA
Effective February 18, 2014
0.90 IV or lessNegative - No significant level of detectable IgG antibody to HSV type 2 glycoprotein G.
0.91-1.09 IVEquivocal - Questionable presence of IgG antibody to HSV type 2 glycoprotein G.  Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 IV or greaterPositive - IgG antibody to HSV type 2 glycoprotein G detected, which may indicate a current or past HSV infection.

0050293Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and/or 2 Antibodies, IgG
0.89 IV or less:Not Detected.
0.90-1.09 IV:Indeterminate - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 IV or greater:Detected.

2001633Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) Virus Antibody, IgG< 1:10 Negative - No significant level of LCM virus IgG antibody detected.
≥ 1:10 Positive - Presence of IgG antibody to LCM virus detected, suggestive of current or past infection.
2001634Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) Virus Antibody, IgM< 1:10 Negative - No significant level of LCM virus IgM antibody detected.
≥ 1:10 Positive - Presence of IgM antibody to LCM virus detected, suggestive of current or past infection.

Interpretive Data


Note
If HSV 1 and/or 2 IgG is 1.10 IV or greater, then HSV 1 gG-Specific IgG and HSV 2 gG-Specific IgG will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
86765; 86765; 86735; 86735; 86787; 86787; 86727 x2; 86694; 86694; if reflexed, add 86695; 86696
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050167Varicella-Zoster Virus Ab, IgG5403-1
0050286HSV Type 1/2 Combined Ab, IgG27948-9
0050380Measles, Rubeola, Antibody IgG5244-9
0050390Mumps Virus Antibody, IgG25418-5
0050641HSV 1 and/or 2 Abs, IgM by ELISA41399-7
0099314Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody, IgM5404-9
0099589Mumps Virus Antibody, IgM25419-3
0099597Measles, Rubeola, Antibody IgM25421-9
2001636LCM Virus Ab, IgG9765-9
2001637LCM Virus Ab, IgM9767-5
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Aliases
  • Encephalitis AB Panel
  • Encephalitis Antibody Panel