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20103: Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibodies (IgG,IgM) Print View
E. chaffeensis IgG   <1:64   
E. chaffeensis IgM   <1:20   
Interpretation      

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.2) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Ehrlichia chaffeenishas been identified as the causative agent of Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME). Infected individuals produce specific antibodies to E. chaffeensis that can be detected by an immunofluorescent antibody (IFA) test. Single IgG IFA titers 1:64 or greater indicate exposure to E. chaffeensis. A four-fold rise in IgG titers between acute and convalescent samples and/or the presence of IgM antibody against E. chaffeensis suggest recent or current infection.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86666x2

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Notes
METHODOLOGY: Immunofluorescence






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