Strongyloides Antibody, IgG by ELISA


Sunquest Code:STRONG  
Epic Code:LAB3754Epic Name:Strongyloides Antibody IGG
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:86682
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Lipemic, hemolyzed, icteric, bacterially contaminated, or heat-inactivated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:99564


Interpretive

Reference Range:
 
0.9 IV or less Negative - No significant level of Stronglyoides IgG antibody detected
1.00 IV Equivocal - The Stronglyoides IgG antibody result is borderline and therefore inconclusive. Recommend retesting the patient in 2-4 weeks, if clinically indicated.
1.1 IV or greater                           Positive - IgG antibodies to Stronglyoides detected, which may suggest current or past infection.
 
Use:Aids in the diagnosis of strongyloides. Positive results in patients from endemic areas may not represent active infection.


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