2 - 4 weeks
California (LaCrosse) Encephalitis
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
St. Louis Encephalitis (SLE)
West Nile Virus (WNV)
Arbovirus Antibody, West Nile
Western Equine Encephalitis
West Nile Virus Ab, IgG, IgM
West Nile Virus Antibody, CSF
California Group Virus (CGV)
Arbovirus IgM Antibody Panel
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CGV: IgM Capture ELISA. EEE, SLE, WNV: Microsphere Immunoassay (MIA).
Determination of recent arbovirus infection by demonstration of IgM antibody.
No antibody detected.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect CSF and place in a sterile tube or container. Refrigerate. The acute specimen must be drawn at least 8 days post-onset for detectable levels of antibody to be present. Arbovirus testing on serum specimens is not recommended because antibodies to these viruses can persist in serum for over a year after acute infection.