Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Abs
- 86727 - QTY (2)
- LCM Antibodies
- LCM Virus IgM Ab
- LCM Virus IgG Ab
|Separate serum from cells ASAP. Mark samples as acute or convalescent.
Minimum Specimen Requirements
|After separation from cells: 2 days
|After separation from cells: 2 weeks
|After separation from cells: 1 year
2 - 7 days
|Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
Plasma, severely lipemic, contaminated or hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.
The best evidence for current infection is a significant change on two appropriately timed specimens, where both tests are done in the same laboratory at the same time. Convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from the receipt of the acute specimen.