Anaplasma Phagocytophilum (HGA) Antibody, IgM

Abbrev Code:APHAM   
Order Code:LAB3289Order Name:Anaplasma Phagocytoph Antibody IGM
Synonyms:Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (HGE); Ehrlichia Equii
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Codes: 86666 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-5 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: 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, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:97318


Reference Range:

Less than 1:16

No significant level of IgM antibodies to A. phagocytophilum detected.

Greater than or equal to 1:16

Suggestive of a current or recent infection with A phagocytophilum



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