RICKETTSIA RICKETTSII IgG & IgM ANTIBODIES
Collect SST or Red Top, send 1 mL serum. Must be separated from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Indirect Fluorescence Assay
Room temp: 48 hours, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 1 year
Helps establish the diagnosis of infection due to Rickettsia in the Rocky Mountain spotted fever group.