Sign in →

Test Code BABAB Babesia Antibody

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Red top

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.2mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

Extensive hemolysis; lipemia; clotted specimen; quantity not sufficient for analysis; leaking or broken tube

Methodology

Immunofluorescence assay (IFA)

Reference Ranges

Negative <1:10

CPT Code

86753×002

LOINC Code

60521-2

Units of Measure

Titer