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Schistosoma antibody, IgG

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB1235

 

Synonyms: 

Anti-Schistosomal Antibody

Methodology: 

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Schedule: 

Thursday

Reported: 

12 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Serum separator tube.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Bacterially contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic, or turbid specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: May aid in the diagnosis of schistosomiasis in patients from non-endemic areas

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0099411

CPT Code(s): 

86682

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 2:28:42 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 2:28:53 PM