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Test Name

Rickettsial Disease Panel

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CPT Code(s)**

86638 (x4), 86757 (x4)
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Includes

Rickettsia (RMSF) Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers; Rickettsia (Typhus Fever) Antibodies (IgG, IgM) with Reflex to Titers; Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii) Antibodies (IgG, IgM), with Reflex to Titers

If Rickettsia (RMSF) screen is detected, IgG or IgM, the appropriate Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s) 86757 per titer performed).
If Rickettsia (Typhus Fever) screen is detected, IgG or IgM, the appropriate Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s) 86757 per titer performed).
If Q Fever screen is positive, IgG or IgM Phase I or Phase II, the appropriate Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86638 per titer performed).

Methodology

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Limitations

Even after infection has been treated, positive results may persist. False-positive reactions may occur during pregnancy.

Reference Range(s)

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Clinical Significance

Rickettsiae are gram negative coccobacilli and short bacilli for which humans are incidental hosts except for human louse-borne typhus. Infections include Q Fever, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and many types of typhus.

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.

* The tests listed by specialist are a select group of tests offered. For a complete list of Quest Diagnostics tests, please refer to our Directory of Services.

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RICKETTSIAL PNL
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Rickettsial Disease Panel
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