Yersinia enterocolitica Antibodies (IgG, IgA)

Test Code

CPT Codes
86793 (x2)

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Transport tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

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

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis • Lipemia • Icteric • Whole blood

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; Report available: 1-7 days

Reference Range
Y. enterocolitica Ab (IgG) <0.90
Y. enterocolitica Ab (IgA) <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 Nichols Institute-San Juan Capistrano, CA
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

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.