FMTAG - Clinical: Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FMTAG    
Murine Typhus Antibodies, IgG

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

Detect antibodies following infection with murine typhus.

Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

A fourfold increase in antibody titer between acute and convalescent specimens is consistent with recent infection. A single titer > or = 1:128 can be consistent with recent infection. Titers of 1:16 1:64 can be indicative of recent or past infection.

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Reference Interval:

Negative               <1:64

Present or Past      1:64

Recent/Active       >1:64