Anaplasma Phagocytophilum (HGA) Antibody, IgG


Sunquest Code:APHAG  
Epic Code:LAB3287Epic Name:Anaplasma Phagocytoph Antibody IGG
Synonyms:Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (HGE); Ehrlichia Equii
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Code:86666
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-5 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.3 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Lipemic, hemolyzed, icteric, turbid, or bacterially contaminated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.05 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:97317


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Less than 1:80

No significant level of IgG antibodies to A phagocytophilum detected.

Greater than or equal to 1:80

Suggestive of a recent or past infection with A. phagocytophilum

 

 



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