B. microti IgM & IgG IFA

Test Details

Lab Company: IGeneX
Sample Type: Serum
Collection Location:  In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)

The B. microti IgM & IgG IFA detects antibodies to Babesia microti to determine infection (Babesiosis). 

🔑 Key Details 📦 Shipping
Preparation & Timing 📊 Results
🧪 Collection Instructions 📚 More Resources
💳 Requisition & Payment
💬 Questions?

Key Details 

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found here
    • You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • Sample can be collected at any time.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found here
    • IGeneX-partnered blood draw locations can be found here.
  • Sample can be collected at any time. 

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Collection Instructions

  1. Bring the test kit and completed test requisition form to your blood draw appointment.
  2. The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • Instructions on how to fill out your requisition can be found here.
    • Since you pre-paid for your tests, you do not need to fill in the payment information on any of these forms.

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Shipping

  • The phlebotomist will ship your sample for you using the materials provided in the test kit.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider 10 business days after samples are received at the lab. We cannot guarantee processing time. 
  • Your provider will notify you when your results are in and schedule a follow-up appointment for you to review them together. 
  • Your provider may choose to release your results to you. Rupa cannot release your results without provider authorization.

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More Resources

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Questions?

For general questions, email Rupa Health at support@rupahealth.com. For test-specific questions, contact IGeneX by calling 800-832-3200 or emailing customer support at customerservice@igenex.com