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Dengue Antibodies, IgG & IgM

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code DENGF
Test group Dengue
Performed by Focus via Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ELISA
Container type Red top or Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Ship at room temperature. Order Quest test # 34301X
Units Index
Normal range
IgG <0.90
IgM <0.90
Synonyms Dengue hemorrhagic fever; Dengue shock syndrome
Stability Room temperature 1 week, refrigerated 2 weeks, frozen at -20C 1 month.
Turn around times Set up 4x per week, turnaround 4-6 days
Additional information Assay detects both IgG and IgM antibodies.

Dengue hemorrhagic fever and Dengue shock syndrome are caused by infection of a RNA flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito vector. Paired acute and convalescent specimens that exhibit a significant change in titer are useful to confirm clinical diagnosis of infection.
CPT coding 86790-90
LOINC code 41878-0
Last Updated 9/8/2012 2:17:04 PM
Entry Number 1172
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