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Test ID SFLB Influenza Virus B Antibodies, IgG and IgM (Separate Determinations), Serum

Reporting Name

Influenza Virus B Ab, IgG, IgM, S

Useful For

Diagnosis of recent infection by influenza virus type B when isolation of the organism by culture is unsuccessful

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.25 mL

Collection Instructions: Indicate influenza virus B.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:10

IgM: <1:10

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86710 x 2

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Immunofluorescence