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Test Code QFP Q Fever Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Useful For

Diagnosing Q fever

Testing Algorithm

See Infective Endocarditis: Diagnostic Testing for Identification of Microbiological Etiology in Special Instructions.

Method Name

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Reporting Name

Q Fever Ab, IgG and IgM, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reference Values

Q FEVER PHASE I ANTIBODY, IgG

<1:16

 

Q FEVER PHASE II ANTIBODY, IgG

<1:16

 

Q FEVER PHASE I ANTIBODY, IgM

<1:16

 

Q FEVER PHASE II ANTIBODY, IgM

<1:16

 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86638 x 4

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
QFP Q Fever Ab, IgG and IgM, S 77175-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80965 Q Fever Phase I Ab, IgG 34716-1
24011 Q Fever Phase II Ab, IgG 34717-9
81115 Q Fever Phase I Ab, IgM 9710-5
24009 Q Fever Phase II Ab, IgM 9711-3
24010 Interpretation 69048-7