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Rickettsial Disease Antibody Panel, Serum
ACM Test Number: 09475
Dept: Reference
Collection Container:
Specimen: Serum
Collection Notes: Spin and separate into plastic screw capped vial(s). Label vial "Serum".
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Volume: Preferred Volume: 2 mL; Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Also Acceptable: Red Top Tube
Performed: Monday - Friday
Reported: 2 Days
Methodology: Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)
CPT: 86757 x4
LOINC: 22488-1 33001-9 22488-1 33001-9 33000-1 32999-5 32999-5 33000-1
Stability: Room Temperature: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 30 Days
Reference Range:
Not detected 
Notes: Includes:
Rickettsia (RMSF) Antibodies (IgG, IgM); Rickettsia (Typhus Fever) Antibodies (IgG, IgM)

If Rickettsia Antibody Screens are positive, titers will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86757 per titer performed).