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West Nile virus antibody, IgG

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB1270

 

Methodology: 

Enzyme Immunoassay

Schedule: 

1-3 times/week, depending upon season

Reported: 

1-7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.

 

Notes: 

A positive IgG in serum indicates past or current infection with WNV or another flavivirus, flavivirus vaccination, or cross-reactivity with CMV or bunyaviruses.

Reference Interval: 

 Negative

CPT Code(s): 

86789

Last Changed: 

8/22/2017 11:27:16 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 11:27:16 AM