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Test Code 9106 Bartonella Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
BART

Reporting Name

Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM

Useful For

Diagnosis of Bartonella infection, especially in the context of a cat scratch

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Bartonella henselae

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

 

Bartonella quintana

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86611 x 4

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
15659 Bart Henselae IgG 6954-2
15660 Bart Henselae IgM 6955-9
15661 Bart Quintana IgG 44827-4
15662 Bart Quintana IgM 44825-8

Testing Algorithm

Includes Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana.

 

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

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Additional Information:
For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Processing Instructions:

BJH Chemistry will forward to the performing laboratory. Do not reject specimen if not received on ice.