Influenza Type A and B Antibodies, CSF - LG6030


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Complement fixation
CPT Code:86710 x2
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-5 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Focus Diagnostics via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:60585


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than 1:1
Use:Detection of intrathecally-produced organism-specific antibodies in CSF indicates central nervous system infection. However, serum levels of organism-specific antibodies, blood-brain barrier integrity, and possible CSF contamination by blood should be considered when assessing CSF results.


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