Hantavirus Antibodies, IgG and IgM - Cancel and reorder as MMMISC - LG3667


Sunquest Code:HANTAB  
Epic Code:LAB3087Epic Name:Hantavirus Antibodies, IgG and IgM
Order Instructions:Cancel and reorder as MMMISC - LG3667
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:86790
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 3-6 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Focus Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.50 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:FHVGM


Interpretive

Reference Range:
By report.
Use:This assay detects antibodies against recombinant Hantavirus antigens of both old world and new world Hantavirus types. The immune response to Hantavirus infection is not type-specific, and thus cross-reactivity may ocur. All Hantavirus IgM-positive samples from US residents will be sent to a Public Health Laboratory for Sin Nombre Virus (SNV)-specific IgM testing. Samples that are Hantavirus IgG positive, but IgM negative will not be subjected to further type-specific testing, since the lack of IgM rules out acute infection.


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