Test Details

Mnemonic

APECV

Ordering Code

3719455

CPT-4 Code(s)

86666 x 4

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

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

Serum: Red top
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Minimum Volume

0.4 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

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

Immunofluorescence assay
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Reference Range

Anaplasma phagocytophila IgG Antibodies <1:64
Anaplasma phagocytophila IgM Antibodies <1_20
Ehrichia chaffeensis IgG Antibodies <1:64
Ehrilichia chaffeensis IgM Antibodies <1:20
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Valencia
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