Yersinia enterocolitica Antibodies (IgG, IgA) [16768X]

Test Code
16768

CPT Codes
86793 (x2)

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Wed a.m.; Report available: 1-7 days

Reference Range
<0.90
Interpretive Criteria
<0.90 Antibody not detected
0.90-1.10 Equivocal
>1.10 Antibody detected


Clinical Significance
Y. enterocolitica is associated with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, including enteritis, colitis, and reactive arthritis. Specific IgG and IgA antibodies are typically present following acute infection.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042




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