Test Overview
Test Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)

Reference Range *

<1:16 antibody not detected; 1:16 equivocal, repeat in 3-4 weeks; >1:32 antibody detected

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 7 days

Soft Order Code
GRAB
MiChart Code
Giardia Antibody IFA (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • GRAB
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo GRAB (80628) (Focus 40500)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate or freeze. Label as acute or convalescent.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 ml serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 ml serum
Additional Information

Test is sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Focus Diagnostics.

Billing
CPT Code
86674
Fee Code
20285
NY State Approved
No