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37507: Rickettsia Antibody Panel With Reflex to Titers Print View
RMSF IgG IFA     
RMSF IgM IFA     
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 organisms within either of the two major groups of Rickettsia (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever) and R. akari (Rickettsial pox); the typhus group includes R. typhi (endermic/maurine typhus) and R. prowazeki (epidemic typhus).
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86757x4

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
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia

Transport Temperature: Room temperature

Methodology: Immunofluorescence Assay

Additional Information: If Rickettsia (RMSF) IgG or IgM screen is "Detected", then the appropriate IgG or IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86757) . If Rickettsia (Typhus Fever) IgG or IgM screen is "Detected", then the appropriate IgG or IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s):
86757).






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