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37503: Rickettsia (Typhus Fever) Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers Print View
R. typhi IgG IFA     
R. typhi IgM IFA     

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

Antigen specific IgG and IgM titers allow rapid diagnosis of infection by one or more of the typhus fever group of rickettsial agents. This group includes Rickettsia typhi (endemic or maurine typhus), R. prowazeki (epidemic typhus), and Brill-Zinsswe disease caused by reactivation of latent R. prowazeki.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86757x2

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
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Reflex Criteria: If the R. typhi IgG screen is detected, then the R. typhi IgG Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86757). If the R. typhi IgM screen is detected, then the R. typhi IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s) 86757).
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemic






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