Bartonella Antibody Panel

Test ID: 

704738

CPT code:

86611(x4)

Synonyms:

Rochalimaea

Bacillary Angiomatosis (BA)

Cat Scratch Disease Antibody

Clinical Use:

Bartonella (formerly Rochalimaea) henselae has become firmly established as the primary etiologic agent for cat scratch disease (CSD). Bartonella quintana, known for some time as a cause of trench fever, is also associated with CSD and bacillary angiomatosis (BA). Both diseases frequently affect immunocompromised patients, particularly those infected with HIV-1. Although CSD is generally a self-limiting disease, it can be life-threatening.

Specimen Type:

Serum

Requested Volume: 

2 mL

Minimum Volume: 

1 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube.

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate.

Specimen Storage Stability:

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

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