Test Details

Mnemonic

BRUAB

Ordering Code

3500880

CPT-4 Code(s)

86622 x 2 if Brucella IgM result is ≥1.10, then test will reflex to Agglutination 86622, at additional cost

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

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, or icteric samples

Stability

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

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)
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Reference Range

Brucella IgG: <0.80
Brucella IgM: <0.80
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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