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BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS ANTIBODIES, IGA, IGG AND IGM BY ELISA WITH REFLEX TO IMMUNOBLOT

Mnemonic

BORDPAN3

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP. Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark specimens plainly as Acute or Convalescent.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Severely lipemic, contaminated, heat-inactivated or hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Fri

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Qualitative Immunoblot

Referral Lab

ARUP (2001775)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

Comments

If Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgA by ELISA is 1.2 U/mL or greater, then Bordetella pertussis IgA Immunoblot testing will be added; if Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgG by ELISA is 1.0 U/mL or greater, then Bordetella pertussis IgG Immunoblot testing will be added; If Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgM by ELISA is 1.2 U/mL or greater, then Bordetella pertussis IgM Immunoblot testing will be added.

CPT Codes

86615 x3 Bordetella (IgA, IgG, IgM), if reflexed, add 86615 for each Bordetella Immunoblot

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:35 AM


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