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Test Name:Arbovirus antibody panel, IgG and IgM
Test Number:2089A
Collect:0.5 mL serum - SST
Minimum Volume:0.2 mL serum - SST
Alternate Collect:0.5 mL serum - red
Container:Mayo Screw Cap Transfer Vial
Processing:Spin and separate
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days
Frozen -14 days
Alternate Names: Alphavirus
Arbovirus serology
California Virus (LaCrosse) Antibodies
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
Encephalitis Antibodies
LaCrosse Viral Antibodies
St Louis Encephalitis (SLE)
Western Equine Encephalitis (WEE)
Performing Lab:Mayo Clinic Laboratories (ARBOP); R-MM
Days Set Up:May - Oct: Mo - Fr (9am)
Nov - Apr: Mo, We, Fr (9am)
Expected TAT:2 - 4 days
Ref. Ranges:All IgG and IgM: <1:10 (negative)
A single serum specimen IgG ≥1:10 indicates exposure to the virus
Processing Details:
Useful as an aid in the diagnosis of arboviral (California [LaCrosse], St. Louis encephalitis, Eastern equine encephalitis and Western equine encephalitis virus) encephalitis.

If SST is drawn, transfer to screw cap vial prior to transport.
Method:Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
CPT Codes:86651 x 2 California virus (LaCrosse) encephalitis Ab, IgG and IgM
86652 x 2 Eastern equine encephalitis Ab, IgG and IgM
86653 x 2 St Louis encephalitis Ab, IgG and IgM
86654 x 2 Western equine encephalitis Ab, IgG and IgM
Date Created:11/07/2007
Revised Date:05/21/2019