Trichinella Antibody, IgG, Serum


Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 86784 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; testing is performed on Tuesdays and Thursdays; results are reported in 1-6 days.
Compliance:

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL serum, 0.4 mL minimum, into a plastic vial. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Stability:5 days refrigerated; 30 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:TRCNG


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative
Use:As an adjunct in the diagnosis of trichinosis.


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