Schistosoma Antibody, IgG


Abbrev Code:SCHISA   
Order Code:LAB8043Order Name:Schistosoma Antibody IgG
Synonyms:Bilharzia
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86682 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-8 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3000582


Interpretive

Reference Range:
By report.    
Use:Aids in the diagnosis of schistosomiasis. Positive results in patients from endemic areas may not represent active infection.


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