Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) Virus Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum Order Code : 11562R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Preferred: Gold top; red top is acceptable
Required Volume: 2mL blood (1mL serum)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5mL blood (0.2mL serum)
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Components: LCM Virus Ab, IgG LCM Virus Ab, IgM
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 2-6 days
Special Handling: Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
CPT Codes: 86727 x 2
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11562R
Causes For Rejection: Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
Sendout Lab Test Code: 2001635