Chikungunya Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers

Test Code

Quest Code

CPT Codes
86790 (x2)

If Chikungunya IgG Screen is Positive, Chikungunya IgG Titration will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86790).
If Chikungunya IgM Screen is Positive, Chikungunya IgM Titration will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86790).

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.1 mL

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


Immunoassay (IA)

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: Sun-Thurs; Report available: 1-3 days

Reference Range
Chikungunya IgG Screen Negative
Chikungunya IgM Screen Negative

Clinical Significance
Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-transmitted alphavirus. Symptoms include fever, severe arthralgia, rash, and headache. Detection of Chikungunya virus antibodies is a reliable indicator of Chikungunya virus infection. IgM detection suggests infection within the previous 3 months. IgG detection suggests infection at any time in the recent or distant past.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
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.