BRUCELLA ANTIBODIES, IgG & IgM WITH REFLEX TO AGGLUTINATION

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Agglutination

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

Reference Range
Brucella IgG:   <0.80  
Brucells IgM:   <0.80  

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeBRUAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86622 x 2
If Brucella IgM result is >= 1.10, then test will reflex to Agglutination; 86622 at an additional charge
LOINC Codes
Brucella IgG   13210-0  
Brucella IgM   5070-8  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory