SCHISTOSOMA IGG ANTIBODY BY ELISA, SERUM

Code
000.0000
Name
SCHISTOSOMA IGG ANTIBODY BY ELISA, SERUM
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
86682
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44440
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

0.5 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Less than 0.20 OD - Negative: No significant level of IgG antibody to Schistosoma detected
Greater than or equal to 0.20 OD - Positive: Presumptive evidence of a current or past infection with Schistosoma

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Clinical Significance

Indications:
History of exposure to fresh water in endemic area and evidence of associated hematuria

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