Not recommended as a stand-alone test. Refer to Arbovirus Antibodies, IgG and IgM, CSF (2001597).
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody/Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Transfer 4 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL)
Contaminated, heat-inactivated , or hemolyzed specimens.
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
|St. Louis Encephalitis Antibody, IgM by IFA, CSF||Less than 1:1|
|California Encephalitis Antibody, IgM by IFA, CSF||Less than 1:1|
|Eastern Equine Encephalitis Antibody, IgM by IFA, CSF||Less than 1:1|
|Western Equine Encephalitis, Antibody, IgM by IFA, CSF||Less than 1:1|
|West Nile Virus Antibody, IgM by ELISA, CSF||0.89 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of West Nile virus IgM antibody detected.
0.90-1.10 IV: Equivocal - Questionable presence of West Nile virus IgM antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive - Presence of IgM antibody to West Nile virus detected, suggestive of current or recent infection.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
86651; 86652; 86653; 86654; 86788
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050239||West Nile Virus Antibody IgM CSF||39573-1|
|0098729||Eastern Equine Enceph Ab, IgM, CSF||10899-3|
|0098730||Western Equine Enceph Ab, IgM, CSF||9316-1|
|0098898||California Encephalitis IgM CSF||49139-9|
|0098899||St. Louis Encephalitis Ab, IgM, CSF||21510-3|