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Test Code SPOTFEVER* Spotted Fever Group Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
SFGP

Reporting Name

Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, IgM, S

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:64

IgM: <1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86757 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SFGP Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, IgM, S 90260-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
84342 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, S 5313-2
84346 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgM, S 5315-7

Testing Algorithm

For more information see Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm.

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of spotted fever group rickettsial infections

Report Available

Same day/1 to 3 days

Method Name

Immunofluorescence

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916) with the specimen.