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Hanta IgG/IgM 

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Procedure: MBC0198A

CPT: 86790


Hanta IgG/IgM
Synonym(s): Detection of antibodies to Hantavirus by IgM Capture Enzyme Immunoassay and IgG Enzyme Immunoassay
Requisition Form G-2A
Test Description Capture IgM Enzyme Immunoassay is used for the detection of specific IgM antibodies
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 Blood, serum or plasma
Minimum Volume/Size Required 250 µL
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping Specimens can be stored at 2°C to 8°C if tested within 48 hours, otherwise freeze at -15°C or colder until tested
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling
  • Two patient-specific identifiers required (e.g., patient full name, date of birth, Medical record number
  • Identifiers on specimen must exactly match submission form.
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.
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Method Capture IgM EIA for detection of IgM antibodies
Turn-around Time 7 days
Interferences/Limitations Results of this test should be interpreted in the light of other clinical findings and diagnostic procedures.
Common Causes for Rejection Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form.
Additional Information The absence of detectable IgM antibody does not rule out the possibility of recent or current infection.

Last updated February 5, 2021