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Babesia microti IgM IFA

Test Code: 95324

Cpt Code:

86753 (x1)

Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.

Babesia microti IgG and IgM assays are used to detect infection of the tick-borne protozoan Babesia microti, specifically in cases of diagnostic uncertainty or suspected chronic infection. The assays are performed by indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) methods.  Titer values above the reference intervals are considered evidence of current (IgG or IgM) or past (IgG) infection.

Assay Range

1:20-1:320 titer.

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor-IBT's interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor-IBT assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

 

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