Test Overview
Test Methodology

Qualitative Immunoblot

Test Usage

Immunoblot can be used as an adjunct tool in the diagnosis of Yersinia enterocolitica infection. The presence of IgA and IgG antibodies to Y. enterocolitica Yop proteins can also aid in the diagnosis of post-infectious autoimmune disorders associated with Y. enterocolitica (eg, reactive arthritis, erythema nodosum, Graves Disease, and Hashimoto thyroiditis).

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday
Analytic Time

3 - 20 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • Pseudotuberculosis Antibody
  • Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Antibody
  • Pasteurella enterocolitica Antibody
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FYERS (ARUP 0051241)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate. Must be aliquotted within 2 hours of collection.

Rejection Criteria
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic, or turbid specimens are not acceptable.
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test includes IgA, IgG, and IgM antibodies. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by ARUP Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86793 x3
NY State Approved
No