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pawsPathologyManual: Anaplasma phagocytophilium PCR

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Anaplasma phagocytophilium PCR

Synonyms

Ehrlichia/Anaplasma by PCR, HE-HA PCR, Anaplasma phagocytophilium PCR

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

4.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

4.0 mL purple top EDTA blood tube

Storage and Transport

EDTA whole blood stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than EDTA whole blood, gross hemolysis and lipemia

Turn Around Time

5-10 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

87798

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

39,905,404

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Evaluating patients suspected of human granulocytic anaplasmosis or human monocytic ehrlichiosis

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

PCR

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

Positive results indicate presence of specific DNA from E chaffeensis, E ewingii, E muris-like, or Anaplasma phagocytophilium. Positive result for E ewingii/E canis indicates the presence of DNA from either

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type HE-HA PCR in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir