Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended as a stand-alone test. Parvovirus B19 Antibodies, IgG and IgM is preferred (0065120).

Mnemonic
PARVO G
Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-2 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, lipemic, or icteric specimens.

Remarks

Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval

0.90 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable Parvovirus B19 IgG antibody.
0.91-1.09 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 7-21 days may be helpful.
1.10 IV or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to Parvovirus B19 detected, which may indicate a current or past infection.

Interpretive Data

The best evidence for current infection is a significant change on two appropriately timed specimens, where both tests are done in the same laboratory at the same time.

No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86747

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0065121 Parvovirus B19 Antibody IgG 5273-8
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Aliases
  • B19
  • B19 IgG Antibodies
  • Erythrovirus B19 IgG
  • Fifth Disease
  • Human Parvovirus B19 IgG
Parvovirus B19 Antibody, IgG