Hanta IgG/IgM 

Laboratory Fee Schedule
Procedure: MBC0198A
CPT: 86790

Synonym(s): Detection of antibodies to Hantavirus by IgM Capture Enzyme Immunoassay and IgG Enzyme Immunoassay
Requisition Form G-2A
Test Description Capture IgM Enzyme Immunoassay for the detection of specific IgM antibodies, and non-competitive IgG Enzyme Immunoassay 
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Human
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Blood, serum or plasma
Minimum Volume/Size Required 250 µL
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping Specimens can be stored at 2°C to 8°C if tested within 48 hours, otherwise freeze at -15°C or colder until tested
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling
  • Two patient-specific identifiers required (e.g., patient full name, date of birth, Medical record number
  • Identifiers on specimen must exactly match submission form.
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
  • Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.
  • Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions.
  • Triple contain in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents.
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Method Capture IgM EIA , non-competitive IgG EIA
Turn-around Time 5 working days
Interferences/Limitations Results of this test should be interpreted in the light of other clinical findings and diagnostic procedures.
Common Causes for Rejection
  • Insufficient quantity
  • Unacceptable specimen type or source
  • Improper shipping conditions
  •  Expired media or collection container
  • Discrepancies between specimen label and submission form
  • Incomplete or missing submission form.
Additional Information The absence of detectable IgM antibody does not rule out the possibility of recent or current infection.