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Test ID: BRUGM    
Brucella Antibody Screen, IgG & IgM, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

89476

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

Yes

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

Evaluating patients with suspected brucellosis

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
BRUTABrucella Ab, Agglutination, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If Brucella antibody screen, IgG and IgM is positive or equivocal, then BRUTA / Brucella Total Antibody Confirmation, Agglutination, Serum will be performed at an additional charge.

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

BRUGM: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

BRUTA: Agglutination

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Brucella Ab Screen, IgG and IgM, S

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

Brucella abortus
Brucella Serology
Febrile Agglutinins (? FOR SPECIFIC TEST)