Parainfluenza Virus Antibody

CPT: 86710(x3)
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Paramyxovirus Antibodies
  • PIV Antibodies

Use

Aid in the diagnosis of parainfluenza viral infections.

Limitations

Complement fixation testing for this virus group is somewhat less sensitive than HI or neutralizaiton testing.

Methodology

Complement fixation (CF)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

2 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
096214 Parainfluenza Virus Antibody 096610 Parainfluenza 1 CF 5268-8
096214 Parainfluenza Virus Antibody 096628 Parainfluenza 2 CF 5269-6
096214 Parainfluenza Virus Antibody 096636 Parainfluenza 3 CF 5270-4

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