Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, IgM

Alphabetical Test listing

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, IgM-13352

  
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, IgM
  
13352
  
LAB13352
  
RMSFM
  
Rickettsia rickettsii;RMSF;RMSF, IgM, quantitative
  

Aid in establishing a diagnosis of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Cross-reactive antibodies have been reported in patients suffering from Ehrlichiosis.

  
Serum
  
  
0.4 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)
  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

  
  • Hemolysis
  • Lipemia 
  • Gross bacterial contamination
  
LabCorp Burlington (016667): R-LC
  
May - Oct: Mo - Fr; Nov - Apr: Mo, We, Fr
  
1 - 3 days
  

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

  

Negative: < 0.90 index

Equivocal:    0.90 - 1.10 index

Positive:    > 1.10 index

  
86757
  
No
  
Result 8004-4
  
04/11/2019
  
11/11/2019