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Bartonella henselae IgM Ab (Cat Scratch Fever)

Mnemonic:    [B HENS IGM]
Name:    Bartonella henselae IgM Ab (Cat Scratch Fever)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Neonatal Spec:    0.15ml
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050092
Reference Range:    <1:16 negative
 >=1:16 positive
  Method:    Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)