Leishmania Antibody, IgG (Visceral Leishmaniasis)


Abbrev Code:LEISHG   
Order Code:LAB6898Order Name:Leishmania Aby IGG
Methodology:Immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86717 x1
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
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Serum containing glycerol or other viscous materials. Plasma. 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.
Stability:After separation from cells: 48 hours at room temperature, 3 days refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:51726


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative
Use:Detection of IgG antibody directed at Leishmania may suggest current or past infection.


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