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Babesia microti Antibodies (IgG, IgM), IFATest Code
Babesia microti IgG and Babesia microti IgM
1 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
This test was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.
Individuals infected with malaria may falsely test positive.
|Babesia microti Antibodies IgG||<1:64|
|Babesia microti Antibodies IgM||<1:20|
Babesia serological testing is used to diagnose infection by the Babesia tick-borne protozoan. Infection may cause hemolytic anemia.
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute