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Test Code SFGPM Spotted Fever Group Antibody, IgG and IgM, Serum

Additional Codes



Reporting Name

Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, IgM, S

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:64

IgM: <1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86757 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SFGP Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, IgM, S 90260-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
84342 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgG, S 5313-2
84346 Spotted Fever Group Ab, IgM, S 5315-7

Testing Algorithm

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Useful For

Aids in the diagnosis of spotted fever group rickettsial infections

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject

Method Name



If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.