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Trichinella antibody

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB1268

 

Synonyms: 

Anti-Trichinosis Antibody

Methodology: 

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Schedule: 

Monday

Reported: 

12 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Serum separator tube.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: As an adjunct in the diagnosis of trichinosis.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

86784

Last Changed: 

12/16/2016 10:29:35

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 7:07:54