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)
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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

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, or icteric samples
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Stability

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