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Lab Test Dictionary

Bartonella Species Antibody (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers (34251)

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)


Synonyms

Cat Scratch Fever; 4127N

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01143

Lab Test Days

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Standard TAT

2-5 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/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum


Included Tests

Bartonella henselae (IgG, IgM) and Bartonella quintana (IgG, IgM). If Bartonella henselae IgG screen is positive, then Bartonella henselae IgG titer will be performed. If Bartonella Quintana IgG screen is positive, then Bartonella Quintana IgG titer will be performed. If Bartonella henselae IgM screen is positive, Bartonella henselae IgM titer will be performed. If Bartonella quintana IgM screen is positive, then Bartonella Quintana IgM titer will be performed.


CPT Codes

86611 (x4); 86611 (x4)


Revised

09-26-22