Treponema pallidum IgG and IgM Antibody Panel, IFA  

This panel detects both IgG and IgM antibodies to T. pallidum and is intended to identify cases of congenital syphilis in newborns or infants. A positive (reactive) result for FTA-ABS IgM is indicative of recent infection.

Only specimens from infants <1 year of age are acceptable; for T. pallidum antibody testing in individuals > 1 year of age, please order Focus Unit Code 4112.

This test is available for New York patient testing.

  IFA (Immunofluorescence Assay)
Reference Range
  Non reactive
Preferred Specimen
  1 mL serum
(minimum 0.1 mL)
Patient age < 1 year only.
Transport Temperature
  Refrigerated (cold packs)
Results Available
  1-3 days
CPT Code
  86780 x 2




To order this test or other Focus Diagnostics tests, contact our Client Services
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