WNV IgM

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
WNV IgM
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Qualitative detection of IgM antibodies to West Nile Virus
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

WNV IgM

109

Method Description
  • ELISA
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 87797
STAT Allowed
Yes
Notes
Should only be approved on patients with clinical symptoms of meningiocephalitiis as it is not approved for screening general population
Download(s)
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum: 20 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum: 50 uL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
Sample Handling
Centrifuge and separate serum/plasma from cells and transfer to plastic vials; do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Frozen at -20°C - Indefinite
  • Less than 22°C - 8 hours
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 48 hours
Transport
  • Frozen at -20°C