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Test Code SFGP Spotted Fever Group Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum

Reporting Name

Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, IgM, S

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

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:64

IgM: <1:64

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

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

86757 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
84342 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, S 5313-2
84346 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgM, S 5315-7

Testing Algorithm

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Useful For

An aid in the diagnosis of spotted fever group rickettsial infections

Method Name

Immunofluorescence