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Test Code BRUGM Brucella Antibody Screen, IgG and IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

MAYO Test ID

BRUGM

EPIC Test ID

LAB221

 

 

Reporting Name

Brucella Ab Screen, IgG and IgM, S

Useful For

Evaluating patients with suspected brucellosis

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
BRUTA Brucella Ab, Agglutination, S Yes No

Testing Algorithm

If Brucella antibody screen, IgG and IgM is positive or equivocal, then confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

1.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

IgG SCREEN

Negative (reported as positive, negative, or equivocal)

 

IgM SCREEN

Negative (reported as positive, negative, or equivocal)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

CPT Code Information

86622 x 2-Brucella antibody, IgG and IgM

86622-Brucella total antibody, agglutination (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BRUGM Brucella Ab Screen, IgG and IgM, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
23685 Brucella Ab Screen, IgG, S 24387-3
23686 Brucella Ab Screen, IgM, S 24388-1
23687 Interpretation 66485-4

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day/ Additional days for agglutination test result if reflex testing is required.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.