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47543: Anaplasma phagocytophilum (HGE Agent) IgG Antibody, IFA Print View
A. phagocytophilum IgG titer   <1:64   

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.1) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Anaplasma phagocytophilum is the tick-borne agent causing Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis (HGA). HGA is distinct and separate from Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME), caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis. Single IgG titers of 1:64 or greater indicate exposure to A. phagocytophilum; a four-fold rise in IgG titer between acute and convalescent samples suggests recent or current infection.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86666

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Notes
METHODOLOGY: Immunofluorescence






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