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Test Code TULI Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, Technical Interpretation, Serum


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, ELISA, Serum.


Useful For

Interpretation for the aid in the diagnosis of tularemia caused by Francisella tularensis

 

This assay should not be used as a test of cure as it is not quantitative and patients may remain seropositive for months to years following resolution of disease.

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, ELISA, Serum.

 

Technical Interpretation

Reporting Name

F. tularensis Interpretation

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject
Other Heat inactivated specimen

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, ELISA, Serum.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday and Thursday; 2 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TULI F. tularensis Interpretation 93718-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TULI F. tularensis Interpretation 93718-5