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Test Code BLOD0336 Leptospira, IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: LEPDT

Useful For

Aids in the diagnosis of leptospirosis

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay Dot (Immunodot)

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.3 mL

Collection Instructions: Serum should be collected according to standard practices. Acute and convalescent specimens obtained to determine seroconversion should be collected 2 or more weeks apart.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

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

86720