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Test Code TYPHUS-G* Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG

Reporting Name

Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp Burlington

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red or SST

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL serum in a screw-capped vial, shipped frozen.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  5 days

Reference Values

Reference Interval:

Negative               <1:64

Present or Past      1:64

Recent/Active       >1:64


Day(s) Performed


CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FMTAG Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG 5324-9


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FMTAG Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG 5324-9

Report Available

1 to 8 days

Method Name

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)

Useful For

Detect antibodies following infection with murine typhus.