Dengue

Dengue IgM 

Laboratory Fee Schedule

Procedure: MAM0088A

CPT: 86790


Dengue IgM
Synonym(s): Detection of IgM Antibodies to Dengue Virus using IgM capture ELISA. 
Requisition Form G-2V
Test Description Dengue detect IgM capture ELISA is for the qualitative detection of IgM antibodies to recombinant antigens in serum for the presumptive diagnosis of Dengue virus. 
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Human
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Serum
Minimum Volume/Size Required 1.0 mL
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping

Serum separated from the clot may be stored at 2°C to 8°C up to 48 hours, but then must be frozen at -20°C or colder until used.                        

Transport Medium N/A  
Specimen Labeling
  • Two patient-specific identifiers required (e.g., patient full name, date of birth, Medical record number)
  • Identifiers on specimen must exactly match submission form. 
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
  • Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.
  • Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions. 
  • Triple contain in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents. 
    Additional forms & resources
Method ELISA
Turn-around Time

5-7 days

Interferences/Limitations
  • Material must be viable.  
  • Improper storage or shipping temperatures limit organism recovery
Common Causes for Rejection
  • insufficient quantity
  • unacceptable specimen type or source
  • improper shipping conditions
  • expired collection container
  • discrepancies between specimen label and submission form
  • incomplete or missing submission form.
Additional Information Minimum volume for CDC confirmation testing 0.5 mL

Last updated June 2, 2021