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Test Code SFLB Influenza Virus B Antibodies, IgG and IgM (Separate Determinations), Serum

Additional Codes

UCL: YB2

Powerchart: Influenza B Antibody

Epic: LAB3495 Influenza Virus B AB, G&M

Reporting Name

Influenza Virus B Ab, IgG, IgM, S

Useful For

Diagnosis of recent infection by influenza virus type B when isolation of the organism by culture is unsuccessful

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.25 mL

Additional Information: 

1. Incidence of influenza virus infections is seasonal in the United States and usually occurs only from November to March.

2. Indicate influenza virus B.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:10

IgM: <1:10

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86710 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SFLB Influenza Virus B Ab, IgG, IgM, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
5733 Influenza Virus B Ab, IgG 9535-6
5734 Influenza Virus B Ab, IgM 9536-4

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Immunofluorescence