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Anaplasma phagocytophilium, Antibodies (IgG & IgM)

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ANAPL
Test group Ehrlichia
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunoflourescent assay
Collection Instructions If B/T patient, requires prior authorization for outside testing at Quest, no longer offered at LabCorp.
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top
Processing notes Freeze serum. Order Quest test # 83386N

If B/T patient, requires prior authorization for outside testing at Quest, no longer offered at LabCorp.
Units titer
Normal range
IgG < 1:64 titer
IgM < 1:20 titer
Synonyms Ehrlichia phagocytophilia; Ehrlichia equi; Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis; human granulocytic anaplasmosis; HGE; HGA
Stability Room temperature 4 days, refrigerated 1 week, frozen at -20C 1 month.
Turn around times Set up 6x per week, turnaround 4-5 days.
CPT coding 86666-90 x2
LOINC code 30338-8
Last Updated 10/28/2013 11:49:08 AM
Entry Number 1261
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