Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgM by Immunoblot
2004326
 
Ordering Recommendation
Evaluation of IgM pertussis antibodies has little clinical utility. CDC first-line tests for pertussis are PCR (0065080) and/or culture (0060117).
Mnemonic
BORDM BLOT
Methodology
Qualitative Immunoblot
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-8 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
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
Heat-inactivated specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgM by Immunoblot
Effective February 19, 2013
Components Reference Interval
Bordetella pertussis Ab, IgM by Immunoblot Interp Negative
B. pertussis, IgM Immunoblot PT Negative
B. pertussis, IgM Immunoblot FHA Negative
Interpretive Data
Note
This assay tests for the presence of pertussis toxin (PT) and filamentous hemagglutinin antibody (FHA).
CPT Code(s)
86615
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2004323B. pertussis Ab, IgM Immunoblot Interp
2004324B. pertussis, IgM Immunoblot FHA
2004325B. pertussis, IgM Immunoblot PT
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • B. pertussis IgM immunoblot
  • Pertussis Antibody
  • Pertussis IgM Ab Immunoblot