Trypanosoma cruzi Antibody, IgG

Abbrev Code:TCRUG   
Order Code:LAB6048Order Name:Trypanosoma cruzi Antibody, IgG
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 86753 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-8 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.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Plasma, lipemia, hemolysis or icterus

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:51076


Reference Range:
1.0 IV or less Negative. No significant level of Trypansoma cruzi IgG antibody detected.
1.1 IV Equivocal. Questionable presence of Trypansoma cruzi IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.2 IV or greater Positive. IgG antibodies to Trypanosoma cruzi detected, which may suggest current or past infection.
Use:ARUP intends the use of this assay for clinical diagnosis. This assay should not be used for blood donor screening or associated re-entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell and Cellular Tissue-Based Products (HCT/Ps).

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