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Lab Dept:

Serology

Test Name:

DENGUE FEVER ANTIBODIES (IGG/IGM)

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

DFAB

Synonyms:

Dengue Fever Ab Panel

CPT Codes:

86790 – Dengue Fever IgG
86790 – Dengue Fever IgM

Test Includes:

Dengue Fever IgG and IgM levels.

Logistics

Test Indications:

Useful in confirming the diagnosis of Dengue Fever.

Lab Testing Sections:

Serology - Sendouts

Referred to:

Mayo Medical Laboratories (MML Test: FDFA/80432)

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

3 – 8 day

Special Instructions:

N/A

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Blood

Container:

Red top tube

Draw Volume:

3 mL (Minimum: 1.5 mL) blood

Processed Volume:

1 mL (Minimum: 0.5 mL) serum

Collection:

Routine venipuncture

Special Processing:

Lab Staff: Centrifuge specimen, remove serum from red cells and aliquot into a screw top plastic vial. Ship specimen at refrigerated temperatures. Forward promptly.

Patient Preparation:

None

Sample Rejection:

Mislabeled or unlabeled specimens

Interpretive

Reference Range:

IgG: <0.90
IgM:<0.90q

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

References:

Mayo Medical Laboratories Web Page March 2013



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