Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Test Usage

The presence of IgM class antibodies indicates recent infection. The presence of IgG antibodies only is indicative of past exposure. Both IgG and IgM may be present at or soon after onset of illness and reach peak titers within 30 days. Because IgG antibody may persist for years, diagnosis of acute infection is made by the detection of IgM antibodies.

Reference Range*

IgG:Negative; IgM: Negative

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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Friday

Analytic Time

2 -4 days

Soft Order Code

PARV

MiChart Code

Parvovirus B19 Antibodies, IgG&IgM(Sendout)

Synonyms

Synonyms

B19 Parvovirus IgG & IgM
Fifth Disease
Human Parvovirus B19 Antibody
Parvovirus Antibody Titer
Parvovirus IgG & IgM
Parvovirus Titer
Parvovirus Titer (B19) Antibody
Viral Antibody: Parvovirus IgG & IgM
PARVOGT
PARVOMT
PARV
Parvovirus B19 Ab, IgG, IgM

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Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Mayo PARVS

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

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

Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL serum

Additional Information

The prevalence of parvovirus B19 IgG antibodies increases with age. The age-specific prevalence of antibodies to parvovirus is 2-9% of children under 5 years, 15% to 35% in children 5 to 18 years of age, and 30% to 60% in adults (19 years or older). Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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Fee Codes


CPT Code

86747 x2

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