Arbovirus Antibody Panel (IgG, IgM), IFA (ARBABP)

Test Code
LAB1211

Quest Code
34980

CPT Codes
86651 (x2), 86652 (x2), 86653 (x2), 86654 (x2)

Includes
California Encephalitis (IgG, IgM),  Eastern Equine Encephalitis (IgG, IgM), St. Louis Encephalitis (IgG, IgM), Western Equine Encephalitis (IgG, IgM)

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum in gold top tube

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plain red top tube

Transport Container
Transport tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

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

Methodology
Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Limitations
False-positive results may be produced if the patient has been immunized against yellow fever or if the patient has had previous infections that produce similar, cross-reacting antibodies.

Reference Range
See individual tests

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.