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Test Code WNMC West Nile Virus Antibody, IgM, Spinal Fluid

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. See WNC / West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid.

Reporting Name

West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF

Specimen Type

CSF

Specimen Required

Only orderable as part of a profile. See WNC / West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid.

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. See WNC / West Nile Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86788

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
WNMC West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
WNMC West Nile Virus Ab, IgM, CSF 29569-1

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

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.

Useful For

Laboratory diagnosis of infection with West Nile virus (WNV)

 

Identification of WNV IgM antibodies in spinal fluid

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. (June through October)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m. (November through May)