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Lab Test Dictionary

Babesia microti Antibodies (IgG, IgM), IFA (34300)

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)


Synonyms

Human Babesiosis; Babesiosis IgG & IgM

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.1 mL Serum


CPT Codes

86753 (x2)


Revised

09-26-22