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Cystericercus antibody, IgG

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB1082 
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Schedule: Set up: Mon
Reported: 7-14 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Handling: Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent.".
Unacceptable conditions: CSF. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)


Clinical Indications: Detects presence of IgG antibodies to T. solium in serum when a clinical suspicion of cysticercosis exists.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website
CPT Code(s): 86682
Last Changed: 10/24/2016 06:25:06
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 06:04:41