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Cysticercosis Antibody

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code TSABS
Test group Cysticercosis
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ELISA
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.1 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top
Processing notes Order Quest test # 96008P
Units Index
Normal range < 0.90
Synonyms Cystercercosis; Taenia solium;Cysticercus cellulosae
Stability Room temperature 7 days, refrigerated 2 weeks, frozen at -20C 1 month.
Turn around times Performed 2x per week. Turnaround 5-10 days.
Additional information Testing for IgM antibodies to T. solium is not available.

If confirmation is desired, order Cysticercosis IgG AB Western Blot, Quest test # 34279X
CPT coding 86682-90
LOINC code 7847-7
Last Updated 10/28/2013 11:49:08 AM
Entry Number 1201
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