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Parvovirus B-19 IgG and IgM

Order Name PARVO B19
Test Number: 5574700
Revision Date 05/18/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Parvovirus B19 Titer IgG
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay 5273-8 
Parvovirus B19 Titer IgM
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay 5274-6 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.5 mL (0.3 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Refrigerated
Instructions Separate serum or plasma from cells into plastic aliquot tube ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Please mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent." (Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens.)
Unacceptable: Heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, hyperlipemic, icteric, or contaminated serum specimens.
Stability after separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Sun-Sat 
Expected TAT 2-4 Days  
Clinical Use For the detection of IgM and IgG anti-parvovirus B19 antibodies to aid in diagnosing erythema infections, parvovirus B19 aplastic crisis and other parovirus B19 related diseases. 
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 65120
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 86747X2
Lab Section Immunology - Serology