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Catalog ID SFLB Influenza Virus B Antibodies, IgG and IgM (Separate Determinations), Serum

Important Note

This is not the appropriate test for determine acute Influenza infection. Order PCR FLU/RSV.

Reporting Name

Influenza Virus B Ab, IgG, IgM, S

Useful For

Diagnosis of recent infection by influenza virus type B when isolation of the organism by culture is unsuccessful

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.25 mL

Collection Instructions: Indicate influenza virus B.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:10

IgM: <1:10

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86710 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SFLB Influenza Virus B Ab, IgG, IgM, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
5733 Influenza Virus B Ab, IgG 9535-6
5734 Influenza Virus B Ab, IgM 9536-4

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject

Method Name

Immunofluorescence

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.