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Test Code YERS Yersinia Antibodies, IgG and IgM, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - Chantilly


Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Reference Values

Interpretive Criteria


<0.90 Antibody not detected
0.90-1.10 Equivocal
>1.10 Antibody detected


Test Classification and CPT Coding

86793 (x2)

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Gold-top tube(s)

Specimen:  1 mL of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5902796

Used For

Y. enterocolitica is associated with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, including enteritis, colitis, and reactive arthritis. Specific IgG and IgA antibodies are typically present following acute infection.