Beaumont Laboratory - Lab Test Details
800-551-0488

Lab results are too important to go anywhere else

Beaumont Laboratory

Influenza A Virus Antibody, IgG

ARUP #51074, EPIC: LAB6281, SOFT: XIFAV

Instructions

Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples. Please mark sample plainly as "acute" or "convalescent".

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): One Gold-top SST tube.
Also acceptable: One plain Red-top tube.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 1.0 mL serum, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.05 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Hemolyzed specimens.
  • Icteric specimens.
  • Lipemic specimens.
  • Turbid specimens.
  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 1 year

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT.

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Results available in 2-5 days.

Reference Range

Negative: Less than or equal to 0.89 IV.
Equivocal: 0.90 - 1.10 IV.
Positive: Greater than or equal to 1.11 IV.

Test Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay.

Clinical Utility

To aid in the diagnosis of influenza A virus.

CPT Code

86710.

Test Codes

ARUP #51074, EPIC: LAB6281, SOFT: XIFAV

Last Updated

09/14/2016

Microtainer® and Vacutainer® are registered trademarks of Becton, Dickinson and Company.
UroVysion® is a registered trademark of Abbott Laboratories. ThinPrep® is a registered trademark of Hologic, Incorporated.

This directory currently reflects information only for specimens collected and/or processed at the Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, and Troy campuses.