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Test Code BART Bartonella Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

MLAB: YCW

Powerchart: Bartonella henselae IgG IgM Antibody

Epic: LAB785 Bartonella Antibody Panel

MA Cerner: Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG & IgM.

Reporting Name

Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM

Useful For

Diagnosis of Bartonella infection, especially in the context of a cat scratch

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Bartonella henselae

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

 

Bartonella quintana

IgG: <1:128

IgM: <1:20

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86611 x 4

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
15659 Bart Henselae IgG 6954-2
15660 Bart Henselae IgM 6955-9
15661 Bart Quintana IgG 44827-4
15662 Bart Quintana IgM 44825-8

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Testing Algorithm

Includes Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana.

 

See Infective Endocarditis: Diagnostic Testing for Identification of Microbiological Etiology in Special Instructions.

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)