Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) Virus Antibodies, IgG & IgM, CSF


Sunquest Code:LCMCSF  
Epic Code:LAB6826Epic Name:LCM Virus ABS IgG and IgM CSF
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Code:86727 x2
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. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, hemolyzed or heat-inactivated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2001628


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) Virus Antibody, IgG CSF

<1.1 Negative – No significant level of LCM virus IgG antibody detected.

≥1.1 Positive – Presence of IgG antibody to LCM virus detected, suggestive of current or past infection.

Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) Virus Antibody, IgM CSF

<1.1 Negative – No significant level of LCM virus IgM antibody detected.

≥1.1 Positive – Presence of IgG antibody to LCM virus detected, suggestive of current or past infection.

 

 



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