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Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus antibodies, serum

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code LCMVS
Performed by ARUP
Sendout? Yes
Method Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Container type SST
Amount to Collect 2 mL serum
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
Processing notes Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection

Aliquot and freeze serum. Transport to CB frozen. Order ARUP test code 2001635
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.
Units Titer
Normal range <1:10
Synonyms LCM Antibody
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Turn around times Turnaround 2-6 days
Additional information Identify lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus as pathogen for meningitis.
CPT coding 86727x2
LOINC code 9765-9, 9767-5
Last Updated 11/29/2016 11:26:59 AM
Entry Number 1199
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