Test Details

Mnemonic

BAGMQ

Ordering Code

3702425

CPT-4 Code(s)

86753 x 2

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

None

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay
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Reference Range

Babesia microti IgG Ab <1:64
Babesia microti IgM Ab <1:20
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Valencia
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