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Bartonella Species AB (IgG,IgM) w/ 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 performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. 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. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.
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B. quintana and B. henselae as well as chlamydia species and Coxiella burnetii may cross-react and produce false-positive results.
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.
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
(The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.)
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