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Salmonella, antibodies, total

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB7285

 

Methodology: 

Immunoassay (IA)

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transport: Room temperature.
Unacceptable conditions: Plasma
Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 30 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Salmonella, Total Antibody, detects antibodies to Salmonella typhi, a common cause of gastroenteritis, diarrhea, and dysentery. Antibody results should be confirmed with stool or blood cultures.

Includes: Salmonella H Type A, Salmonella H Type B, Salmonella H Type D, Salmonella O Type D, Salmonella O Type Vi

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=10582

CPT Code(s): 

86768x5

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 9:52:07 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 9:52:20 PM