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Rickettsial Disease Panel (37478)


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

1-4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 4 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


Included Tests

Rickettsia Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers, Rickettsia (Typhus Fever) Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers, Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii) Antibodies (IgG, IgM), with Reflex to Titers. If Rickettsia (RMSF) screen is detected, IgG or IgM, the appropriate Titer will be performed. If Rickettsia (Typhus Fever) screen is detected, IgG or IgM, the appropriate Titer will be performed. If Q Fever screen is positive, IgG or IgM Phase I or Phase II, the appropriate Titer will be performed


CPT Codes

86638 (x4), 86757 (x4); 86757; 86757; 86638


Revised

09-27-22