Chikungunya Antibodies, IgG and IgM


Abbrev Code:CHIKPAN   
Order Code:LAB1054Order Name:Chikungunya Antibodies, IgG and IgM
Methodology:Semi-quantitative enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 86790 x2, 86790 x2
Compliance:

ARUP Laboratory Developed Test (LDT): 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 US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, gel), Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, heat inactivated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Aliquot 1 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent".
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles). 
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2011812


Interpretive

Reference Range:
IgG 0.79 index or less Negative. No significant level of antibody detected.
  0.80-1.09 Index Equivocal: Questionable presence of antibody detected. 
Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
  1.10 Index or greater Positive: Antibody detected, suggests current or
past infection.
IgM 0.79 index or less Negative. No significant level of antibody detected.
  0.80-1.09 Index Equivocal: Questionable presence of antibody detected. 
Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
  1.10 Index or greater Positive: Antibody detected.
 
Use:May aid in the diagnosis of chikungunya viral infection during acute phase of disease (>5 days after symptom onset). Testing should also be considered for other arthropod-borne viruses with similar symptomology based on clinical presentation and travel history.


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