RABIES ANTIBODY SCREEN (RFFIT)

Components
Samples for Michigan residents should be ordered for MDCH (test code: RABIE).

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Rapid Fluorescent Focus Inhibition

Stability
Room temperature: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time23-33 days
Test CodeRABAR
CPT-4 Code (s)
86382
LOINC Codes
6527-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory