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Bartonella Species Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titer [34251X]
Bartonella henselae IgG, IgM; Bartonella quintana IgG, IgM.
If B. henselae (IgG) screen is positive, the B. henselae (IgG) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611).
If B. quintana (IgG) screen is positive, the B. quintana (IgG) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611).
If B. henselae (IgM) screen is positive, the B. henselae (IgM) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611).
If B. quintana (IgM) screen is positive, the B. quintana (IgM) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611).
1 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, Chantilly, VA. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
|Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute|
|14225 Newbrook Drive|
|Chantilly, VA 20153|
Set up: Tues-Sat a.m.; Report available: Next day
B. quintana and B. henselae as well as chlamydia species and Coxiella burnetii may cross-react and produce false-positive results.
|B. henselae IgG Screen||Negative|
|B. henselae IgG Titer||<1:64|
|B. henselae IgM Screen||Negative|
|B. henselae IgM Titer||<1:20|
|B. quintana IgG Screen||Negative|
|B. quintana IgG Titer||<1:64|
|B. quintana IgM Screen||Negative|
|B. quintana IgM Titer||<1:20|
Bartonella. henselae infections have been associated with many clinical presentations, including cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, peliosis hepatis, and bacteremia. B. quintana infections have been associated with trench fever and bacillary angiomatosis.
The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.
|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
|144012||B. henselae IgG Screen||32575-3||Bartonella henselae Ab.IgG|
|144032||B. quintana IgG Screen||32577-9||Bartonella quintana Ab.IgG|
|144042||B. henselae IgM Screen||32576-1||Bartonella henselae Ab.IgM|
|144052||B. quintana IgM Screen||32578-7||Bartonella quintana Ab.IgM|
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
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LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.
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