LEPDT - Overview: Leptospira, IgM, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: LEPDT    
Leptospira, IgM, Serum

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

Aids in the diagnosis of leptospirosis

Highlights

This is test is intended to be used as an aid for the diagnosis of acute or recent leptospirosis due to infection with Leptospira species.

 

This is a qualitative immunodot test for detection of IgM-class antibodies to Leptospira species.

A negative result by this assay does not exclude the possibility of leptospirosis and all results must be correlated with clinical presentation and exposure history.

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

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay Dot (Immunodot)

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

Yes

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

Leptospira, IgM, S

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

L. biflexa
Leptospirosis