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Schistosoma Ab, CSF (IgG)

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code SCHIST
Test group Schistosoma
Performed by Focus via Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ELISA
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 1 mL CSF
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 1 mL CSF
Min. Volume 0.25 mL CSF
Processing notes Refrigerate sample and ship refrigerated.

Complete TSO form for Quest-Nichols and forward with CSF specimen in Quest specimen container.
Units Index
Normal range
Negative <1.0
Synonyms Schistosomiasis; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosoma haematobium; Schistosoma japonicum; Schistosoma mekongi
Stability Room temperature 1 week, refrigerated 2 months, frozen at -20C indefinite.
Turn around times Set up once per week, turnaround 7-12 days
CPT coding 86682-90
LOINC code 27260-9
Last Updated 11/21/2013 1:32:22 PM
Entry Number 1173

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