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Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibody Panel

Components

Name Method Department Units
Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibody Panel Immunofluorescent assay
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Anaplasma phagocytophilum Antibodies (IgG, IgM), Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibodies (IgG, IgM)

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 7 day(s)
Refrigerated - 14 day(s)
Frozen - 30 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and store at room temperature
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube

CPT Code

  • 86666 (x2)