CHIKUNGUNYA ANTIBODIES (IgG, IgM) WITH REFLEX TO TITER

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunoassay

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

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Sunday-Thursday

Turnaround Time2-5 days
Test CodeCHKGR
CPT-4 Code (s)
86790 x 2 (plus 86790 each titer, at additional cost)
LOINC Codes
Chikungunya Ab (IgG, IgM):   56129-0, 56131-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory