ZIKA VIRUS IGM ANTIBODY CAPTURE (MAC), by ELISA

Components
Use for patients whose symptoms began or who documented exposure occurred, at least 14 days prior to testing.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge and separate serum from cell within 2 hours of collection. Send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis, gross lipemia, heat-inactivated specimens

Methodology
Semi-quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-9 days
Test CodeZKVES
CPT-4 Code (s)
86794
LOINC Codes
Zika Virus IgM Ab Capture (MAC, Elisa:   80824-6  
Pregnant?:   66174-4  
Relevant Zika virus Exposure?:   Not available  
Symptoms consistent with Zika virus?:   Not available  

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