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Test ID: TULAB    
Francisella tularensis Antibody, IgM and IgG, ELISA, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Aiding in the diagnosis of tularemia caused by Francisella tularensis

 

These assays should not be used as a test of cure as they are not quantitative and patients may remain seropositive for months to years following resolution of disease.

Highlights

This test detects IgM and IgG class antibodies to Francisella tularensis in serum and may be used as an aid for the diagnosis of tularemia.

 

Serologic testing should be performed alongside other diagnostic methods, including culture of appropriate specimens.(Note: please notify microbiology laboratory in cases of suspected F tularensis to minimize exposure risk to bench technologists)

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
TULMF. tularensis Ab, IgM ELISA, SNoYes
TULGF. tularensis Ab, IgG ELISA, SNoYes
TULIF. tularensis InterpretationNoYes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

F. tularensis Ab, IgM/IgG ELISA, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Tularensis
Tick-borne
Rabbit fever
Glandular fever