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Leptospira, IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

LAB1249

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.3 mL

Collection Instructions: Serum should be collected according to standard practices. Acute and convalescent specimens obtained to determine seroconversion should be collected 2 or more weeks apart.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Specimen Retention Time

14 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86720

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LEPDT Leptospira, IgM, S 23201-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
65183 Leptospira, IgM, S 23201-7

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.