ANAPLASMA PHAGOCYTOPHILUM AND EHRILICHIA CHAFFEENSIS ANTIBODY IgG, IgM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunofluorescence assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Anaplasma phagocytophila IgG Antibodies <1:64
Anaplasma phagocytophila IgM Antibodies <1:20
Ehrichia chaffeensis IgG Antibodies <1:64
Ehrilichia chaffeensis IgM Antibodies <1:20

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeAPECV
CPT-4 Code (s)
86666 x 4
LOINC Codes
Ehrlichia chaffeensis IgG:   47405-6  
Ehrlichia chaffeensis IgM:   48850-2  
Interpretation:   51760-7  
Comment:   8251-1  
Anaplasma Phagocytophilum IgG:   23877-4  
Anaplasma phagocytophilum IgM:   23878-2  
Interpretation:   55150-7  
Comment:   8251-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory