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Test Code Dengue Abs Dengue Fever Antibodies

Clinical System Name

Dengue Fever Antibodies

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red or Gold Microtainers

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Send to lab ASAP.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Hemolysis, icteric, lipemic, or bacterial contaminated sera.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 8 C

Storage location: Refrigerate sample in the CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

7 d

  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

T - Sa

3 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.

33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

 

Phone: (800) 642-4657

 

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

Dengue Fever Antibody (IgG) < 0.80
Dengue Fever Antibody (IgM) 1.65

 

 

 

Methodology

Method: Immunoassay (IA)

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL Serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86790 (x2)

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

Dengue Fever Antibodies (IgG, IgM)

Reference Test Number:

93256

Instructions: Send out Monday through Friday with the Quest courier.