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WA1 IgG Antibody, IFA [17231X]

Test Code

17231

CPT Code(s)

86753

Preferred Specimen(s)

0.5 mL Serum
Instructions: Test is not available for New York State
patient testing. There is no recommended alternative for
New York State clients.

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Container

Red-top tube (no gel)

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 2 months
Frozen: indefinite

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Performing Laboratory

Focus Diagnostics, Inc.
5785 Corporate Ave, Suite 200
Cypress, CA 90630

Setup Days

Monday-Friday Morning
Report available: 3 Days

Reference Range(s)

<1:256

Clinical Significance

WA1 is a Babesia-like piroplasm recently associated with
cases of babesiosis in the Pacific Northwest. Studies
indicate a seroprevalence rate of approximately 20% in
Pacific Northwest residents, including those living in
northern California. Little, if any, cross-reactivity
occurs between Babesia microti and WA1.

LOINC®' Code(s)

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NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.

Result
Code
Result NameLOINC CodeComponent Name
17231WA1 IgG Antibody, IFA41415-1Babesia duncani Ab
ASTMRCVDResults Received19146-0Reference lab test results

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