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West Nile antibodies, IgG and IgM

Lab Section:  Virology  
Lab Location:  Main Lab
Test ID: LAB867 
Synonyms: WNV Antibody, IgG & IgM, Serum
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.

Tests in this Panel: 
Test NameReference Interval
West Nile IgG [LRR16914]
Age Limit Sex Normal Range
0 Days - 999 Years Any Negative
West Nile IgM [LRR16916]
Age Limit Sex Normal Range
0 Days - 999 Years Any Negative
CPT Code(s): 86788, 86789
Last Changed: 11/11/2016 20:34:14