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QFEV / 016774L
Q FEVER ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Test Code QFEV / 016774L 
Test Q FEVER ANTIBODIES, SERUM 
Methodology Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA) 
Description Useful as an aid in the differential diagnosis for Q fever. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.4 mL (minimum volume: 0.2 mL) of serum at room temperature in a plastic, screw-capped vial. Avoid hemolysis and lipemia. 
Reference Values Negative: < 1:16 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Tuesday, Thursday 
CPT Code(s) 86638