Toxocara Antibody by ELISA


Sunquest Code:TOXCAB  
Epic Code:LAB8017Epic Name:Toxocara Antibody
Synonyms:Visceral Larva Migrans (VLM)
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:86682
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 3-11 days.
Special Instructions:Parallel testing is preferred. Label samples as acute or convalescent. Convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma, hemolyzed, lipemic.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3000472


Interpretive

Reference Range:
By report.    


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