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Test ID NBLD0133 West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid

Useful For

Aids in diagnosis of central nervous system infection with West Nile virus

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
WNGC West Nile Virus Ab, IgG, CSF No Yes
WNMC West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF No Yes
WNVCI West Nile CSF Interpretation No Yes

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

West Nile Virus Ab, IgG and IgM,CSF

Specimen Type

CSF


Specimen Required


Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Collection Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL aliquot tube (T465)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

IgG: Negative

IgM: Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. (June through September)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m. (October through May)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

IgG: 86789

IgM: 86788

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
WNC West Nile Virus Ab, IgG and IgM,CSF In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
WNGC West Nile Virus Ab, IgG, CSF 41236-1
WNMC West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF 29569-1
WNVCI West Nile CSF Interpretation 69048-7

Secondary ID

36772

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.