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Babesia microti Antibodies (IgG, IgM), IFA
Babesia microti IgG and Babesia microti IgM
1 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 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.
|Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute|
|14225 Newbrook Drive|
|Chantilly, VA 20153|
Set up: Tuesday, Thursday Morning; Report available: 2 days
Individuals infected with malaria may falsely test positive.
|Babesia microti Antibodies IgG||<1:64|
|Babesia microti Antibodies IgM||<1:20|
Babesia serological testing is used to diagnose infection by the Babesia tick-borne protozoan. Infection may cause hemolytic anemia.
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
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