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Order Code MISMA - GOKEY FMTAG Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID:  FMTAG

Reporting Name

Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG

Useful For

Detect antibodies following infection with murine typhus.

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red or SST

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL serum in a screw-capped vial, shipped frozen.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  5 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis Mild Reject; Gross Reject
Lipemia Mild Reject; Gross Reject
Icterus NA
Other Plasma, bacterially contaminated samples

Reference Values

Reference Interval:

Negative               <1:64

Present or Past      1:64

Recent/Active       >1:64


Performing Laboratory

LabCorp Burlington

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed


Method Name

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FMTAG Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG 5324-9


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FMTAG Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG 5324-9