Ordering Recommendation

Measure immune response to rabies vaccination.

Mnemonic

RABIES AB

Methodology

Rapid Fluorescent Focus Inhibition

Performed

Varies

Reported

21-31 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red, Serum Separator Tube (SST), or CSF.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 2 mL serum or CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

86382

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2014352 Rabies Antibody Screen 6527-6
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Aliases

Rabies Antibody Screen (RFFIT)

Kansas State Rabies Laboratory