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Test Code MISC2MAYOCAVP California Virus (La Crosse) IgG and IgM, Serum

Useful For

Aiding the diagnosis of California virus (La Crosse)

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

Calif Virus (LaCrosse)IgG and IgM,S

Specimen Type

Serum


Advisory Information


This assay detects only California virus. For a complete arbovirus panel, order ARBOP / Arbovirus Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Serum.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis

Reject

Gross lipemia

Reject

Reference Values

IgG: <1:10

IgM: <1:10

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

May through October: Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

November through April: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86651 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CAVP Calif Virus (LaCrosse)IgG and IgM,S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8764 Calif (LaCrosse) Encep Ab, IgG, S 10904-1
87280 Calif (LaCrosse) Encep Ab, IgM, S 10905-8

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Testing Algorithm

See Mosquito-borne Disease Laboratory Testing in Special Instructions.