BART - Overview: Bartonella Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: BART    
Bartonella Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Serum

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

Diagnosis of Bartonella infection, especially in the context of a cat scratch

Highlights

This assay can be used as an aid to diagnose recent or past infection with Bartonella henselae or Bartonella quintana.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Includes Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana.

 

See Infectious Endocarditis: Diagnostic Testing for Identification of Microbiological Etiology in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

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

Bartonella Ab Panel, IgG and IgM

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

Bartonella henselae Abs, IgG/IgM
Bartonella quintana, IgG/IgM
Bartonellosis
Cat Scratch Disease