Q Fever Antibodies, IgG 
Mnemonic Q FEVER
CPT 86638
Test Code 3526070
Synonyms Coxiella burnetii Antibodies
Test Includes  
Specimen Serum
Volume 0.5 mL
Container SST or Red Top Tube
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep Centrifuge* For Red Top only, transfer serum to Plastic Transport Tube.
Storage Room Temperature
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 48 hours
Stability Refrig 14 days
Stability Frozen 1 year
Methodology Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
Rejection Criteria   
Reference Value Negative: <1:16 
Performed/TAT Two times per week   Reported in 5-7 days    
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