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Test Name  Ehrlichiosis Antibodies
Code  Ehrlichia Ab Panel.
CPT Code  86666x4
Last Modified  4/11/2018 1:34:00 PM
Test Name  Ehrlichia Panel.
Synonyms  Anaphlasma phagocytophila, Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME), E. chaffensis, Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (HGE), Ehrlichia equi
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Blood
Tube  Gold or Red
Collection Volume  3.5 mL Gold or 4.0 mL Red
Storage  Refrigerated
Routine TAT  2-6 days
Days Test Performed  Monday - Friday
Performed by BHS  None
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Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  164722 Ehrlichia AB Panel
Clinical Use  Detection and semiquantitation of human serum IgG and IgM class antibodies to human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) and human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME) as an aid in the diagnosis of ehrlichiosis
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Serum
Min Lab Testing Volume  0.4 mL
Special Handling  Includes Ehrlichia chaffeensis IgG titer; Ehrlichia chaffeensis IgM titer; human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, IgG and IgM; human monocytic ehrlichiosis, IgG and IgM
Lab Notes  Collection:Specimen must be free of bacterial contamination, hemolysis, and lipemia.
Methodology  Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Limitations  Causes for Rejection: Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

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