Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 -4 days

MiChart Code
Parvovirus B19 Antibodies, IgG&IgM(Sendout)
Soft Order Code
PARV

Test Updated:

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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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.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

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

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
86747 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.