Rocky mountain spotted fever, IgG

Alphabetical Test listing

Rocky mountain spotted fever, IgG-13507

  
Rocky mountain spotted fever, IgG
  
13507
  
LAB13507
  
RMSFG
  
Rickettsia rickettsii
RMSF, IgG, quantitative
  

Possible reflex to RMSF, IgG, IFA

  

Establish the diagnosis of infection due to Rickettsia in the spotted fever group

  
Serum
  
  
0.4 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x3

  
  • Lipemia
  • Hemolysis
  • Bacterial contamination
  
LabCorp Burlington (016592): R-LC
  
May - Oct: Mo - Fr
Nov - Apr: Mo, We, Fr
  
5 days
  

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA) with indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) titer on positives

  

Negative:        <1:64

Positive:            1:64

Recent/active: >1:64

  
86757
  
Result 41476-3
  
04/11/2019
  
03/17/2022
  
03/17/2022