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Cysticercosis Antibody, CSF (IgG)

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code TSCSF
Test group Cysticercosis
Performed by Focus via Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Western blot
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 1 mL CSF
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 1 mL CSF
Min. Volume 0.1 mL CSF
Processing notes Freeze CSF at -20C, ship frozen. Order Quest Test #34164X
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Sample received thawed.
Normal range Negative
Synonyms Cystercercosis; Taenia solium;Cysticercus cellulosae
Stability Frozen at -20C 1 year
Turn around times Performed once per week. Turnaround 5-15 days
Additional information Testing for IgM antibodies to T. solium is not available.
CPT coding 86682-90
LOINC code 7846-9
Last Updated 11/21/2013 1:32:45 PM
Entry Number 1200
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