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2136: Babesia microti IgG Antibodies Print View
Babesia microti IgG Antibodies IFA  < 1:16  titer 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.4) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.4) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.4) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  Plasma ACD 1 (0.4) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Antibody detection is the primary means of diagnosing babesiosis. High titers of Babesia antibodies (~1:1028) by IFA develop within 1 month.
Setup Schedule
Wednesday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86753

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
This test(s) was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, Valencia, CA. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.






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