Test Overview
Test Methodology

ELISA

Test Usage

Support the clinical diagnosis of brucellosis. This test detects antibodies to Brucella species that commonly cause human disease: B. suis, B. melitensis, and B. abortus.

Reference Range *

Negative (reported as positive, negative, or equivocal).

Test Limitations

This test may not detect antibodies in patients infected with Brucella canis.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
BRCMG
MiChart Code
Brucella Ab
Synonyms
  • Brucella abortus
  • Brucella melitensis
  • Brucella suis
  • SBRBA
  • Brucella Ab Scr Bacterial Aggl
  • Febrile Antibodies Panel replacement (Brucella)
  • Febrile Agglutinins
  • Brucellosis
  • Brucella Ab, IgG and IgM,Serum
  • SBR IGG
  • SBR IGM
  • SBR INTRP
  • Brucella Ab IgG
  • Brucella Ab IgM
  • Brucella Interpretation
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo BRCMG
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Additional Information

Specimens testing positive or equivocal for IgG and/or IgM will be tested for Brucella Antibody by direct agglutination (SBRBA) at an additional charge. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86622 x2
Fee Code
20290