Dengue

Dengue IgM 

Laboratory Fee Schedule

Procedure: MAM0088A

CPT: 86790


Dengue IgM
Synonym(s): Detection of IgM Antibodies to Dengue Virus using IgM capture ELISA. 
Requisition Form G-2V
Test Description Dengue detect IgM capture ELISA is for the qualitative detection of IgM antibodies to recombinant antigens in serum for the presumptive diagnosis of Dengue virus. 
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Human
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Serum
Minimum Volume/Size Required 0.5 mL
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping Serum separated from the clot may be stored at 2°C to 8°C up to 48 hours, but then must be frozen at -20°C or colder until used.                        
Transport Medium N/A  
Specimen Labeling At least 2 patient specific identifiers: First and last name as one identifier and a DOB or a unique patient specific identifier (e.g. Medical Record number); must match information on submission form (G-2V).
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements

•   Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.

•   Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions.

•   Triple contain in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents. 
Additional forms & resources

Method ELISA
Turn-around Time  5-7 days
Interferences/Limitations Material must be viable.  Improper storage or shipping temperatures limit organism recovery
Causes for Rejection Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form.
Additional Information Minimum volume for CDC confirmation testing 0.5 mL

Last updated November 5, 2018