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Treponema pallidum Antibody, IgG by Immunoblot (INACTIVE as of 8/18/14)
2003095
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
SYPH G IB
Methodology
Qualitative Immunoblot
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-8 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
Serum separator tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Other body fluids. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Negative - No specific IgG antibodies against T. pallidum detected.
 Equivocal - Questionable presence of T. pallidum IgG antibodies detected.  Repeat testing in 2-4 weeks is recommended.
Positive - IgG antibodies against T. pallidum are detected.
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement D: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Note
CPT Code(s)
86780
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2003096T. pallidum Ab, IgG by Immunoblot40679-3
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Aliases
  • Syphilis Immunoblot
  • Syphilis Western Blot
  • T pallidum IgG by immunoblot