Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

MiChart Code
Respiratory syncytial virus antibodies, IgG and IgM
Soft Order Code
SRSV

Test Updated:

Synonyms

RSV-RESP SYNCT VIR AB IGG, IGM
RSV IGG
RSV IGM
SRSV-D
RESP SYNCYTIAL VIRUS IGG
RESP SYNCYTIAL VIRUS IGM
RESPIRATORY SYNCT VIR AB

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunofluorescence

Test Usage

Diagnosis of a recent respiratory syncytial virus infection.

Reference Range

IgG: < 1:10; IgM: < 1:10. The presence of IgM class antibodies or a fourfold or greater rise in paired sera IgG titer indicates recent infection. The presence of demonstrable IgG generally indicates past exposure and immunity.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

The physician should arrange for the collection of the convalescent serum 10 to 14 days after collection of the acute serum specimen. The requisition must specify patient history.

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Grossly contaminated specimens are unacceptable. The physician should arrange for the collection of the convalescent serum 10 to 14 days after collection of the acute serum specimen.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.15 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86756 x2
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.