Parainfluenza Virus Antibodies, IgG and IgM
2008451
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PARAFLUPAN
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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: 0.05 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. 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
Available Separately Component Reference Interval
No Parainfluenza Virus Antibody, IgG 0.89 IV or less: Negative
0.90 -​ 1.10 IV: Equivocal -​ Repeat testing in 10-​14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive
No Parainfluenza Virus Antibody, IgM 0.89 IV or less: Negative
0.90 -​ 1.10 IV: Equivocal -​ Repeat testing in 10-​14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86790 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2008452Parainfluenza Virus Antibody, IgG
2008453Parainfluenza Virus Antibody, IgM
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Cross References
  • Parainfluenza AB types 1-3, Serum
  • Parainfluenza Virus Antibodies