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Test Code BLOD1352 Parvovirus B19 Antibodies, IgG and IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: PARVS


Advisory Information


Serologic evaluation for antibodies to parvovirus B19 is useful in patients with at least 5 to 7 days of symptoms or asymptomatic individuals with recent exposure to parvovirus B19; see PARVP / Parvovirus B19, Molecular Detection, PCR, Plasma or PARVO / Parvovirus B19, Molecular Detection, PCR.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Useful For

Serologic detection of recent or past parvovirus B19 infection

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
PARVG Parvovirus B19 Ab, IgG, S No Yes
PARVM Parvovirus B19 Ab, IgM, S No Yes
PARVN Parvovirus B19 Ab Interpretation No Yes

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

Reference Values

IgG: Negative

IgM: Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 11 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. 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

86747 x 2