ANAPLASMA PHAGOCYTOPHILUM AND EHRILICHIA CHAFFEENSIS ANTIBODY PANEL

Test Documentation
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
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

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 CodeAPECP
CPT-4 Code (s)
86666 x 4
LOINC Codes
A. phagocytophilum IgM   23878-2  
A. phagocytophilum IgG   23877-4  
E. chaffeensis IgG   47405-6  
E. chaffeensis IgM   48850-2  
Interpretation   51760-7  

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