Parvovirus Antibodies B19, Convalescent Panel

Test Code

CPT Codes
86747 (x2)

Parvovirus B19 IgG and IgM Antibodies

Preferred Specimen
1 mL random serum

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Allow sample to clot at room temperature. Centrifuge 1500 x g for 10 minutes. Avoid hemolysis. Transfer serum to clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s).

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)

Enzyme Immunoassay

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Sat; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
Parvovirus Ab IgG or IgM
Index Interpretation
<0.9 Negative
0.9-1.1 Equivocal
>1.1 Positive

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.