Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Ehrlichia chaffeensis Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum Order Code : FEHRC
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 (SST); Acceptable: Red top (no additive)
Required Volume: 2 mL blood (1 mL serum)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.25 mL blood (0.1 mL serum)
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Components: E. chaffeensis IgG Titer; E. chaffeensis IgM Titer
Turnaround Time: 2-6 days
Special Handling: Transport Temperature: Refrigerated. Specimen Stability - Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year. *If acute/convalescent collection, label clearly as such.
CPT Codes: 86666 x 2
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB794
SHC EPIC Code: LABFEHRC
Causes For Rejection: Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens. 
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
URL: http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0051002