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

Reporting Name

Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM

Useful For

Rapid diagnosis of Bartonella infection, especially in the context of a cat scratch or histopathology showing typical features of stellate microabscesses and/or positive Warthin-Starry stain

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

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Test Request Form-General (T732) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 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 using an analyte specific reagent. Its performance characteristics were 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

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BART Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM In Process

 

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

Testing Algorithm

Includes Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana.

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)