Leishmania Antibody, IgG


Sunquest Code:LEISHG  
Epic Code:LAB6898Epic Name:Leishmania Aby IGG
Methodology:Immunoassay
CPT Code:86717
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Causes for Rejection:Serum or plasma containing glycerol or other viscous materials. Hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 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:51726


Interpretive

Reference Range:

0 Units

Negative – No sigificant level of Leishmania Antibody, IgG detected

1-15 Units

Positive – IgG antibody to Leishmania detected, which may suggest current of past infection

 

 

Use:Aid in the diagnosis of leishmaniasis.


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