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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  West Nile Virus Antibody
Code  West Nile Virus IgG/IgM.
CPT Code  86788, 86789
Last Modified  7/11/2018 11:08:00 AM
Test Name  WNVIGGM.
Synonyms  WNV AB, IgG, IgM
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Blood
Tube  Red or Gold
Collection Volume  4.0 mL Red or 3.5 mL Gold
Storage  Refrigerated 48 Hours, Freeze > 48 Hours
Routine TAT  
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
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Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  138842 West Nile Virus Antibody, Serum
Clinical Use  This test is indicated for use as an aid to the diagnosis of West Nile virus encephalitis.
Reference Range  Negative
Critical Value  
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Serum
Min Lab Testing Volume  0.5 mL
Special Handling  
Lab Notes  Causes for rejection: Gross contamination; severe hemolysis; icteric serum; lipemic serum; quantity not sufficient for analysis
Methodology  EIA - Enzyme Immunoassay

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