Laboratory Fee Schedule
|Detection of antibodies to Hantavirus by IgM Capture Enzyme Immunoassay and IgG Enzyme Immunoassay
|Capture IgM Enzyme Immunoassay for the detection of specific IgM antibodies, and non-competitive IgG Enzyme Immunoassay
|Supplemental Information Required
|Performed on Specimens from (sources)
|Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
|Blood, serum or plasma
|Minimum Volume/Size Required
|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
|Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
|Capture IgM EIA , non-competitive IgG EIA
|5 working days
|Results of this test should be interpreted in the light of other clinical findings and diagnostic procedures.
|Common Causes for Rejection
|The absence of detectable IgM antibody does not rule out the possibility of recent or current infection.