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Schistosoma Antibodies

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code SCHISS
Test group Schistosoma
Performed by Focus via Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ELISA
Container type Red top (Gold top acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.25 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate sample. Order Quest test # 53704P.
Normal range < 1.00 = Antibody not detected
Synonyms Schistosomiasis; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosoma haematobium; Schistosoma japonicum; Schistosoma mekongi
Stability Room temperature 2 weeks, refrigerated 2 months, frozen at -20C indefinite.
Turn around times Set up once per week. Turnaround 7-14 days
Additional information This assay will be run only if serial stool/urine examinations are negative.

See also Parasites-Rectal Biopsy,-Stool and-Urine.
CPT coding 86682-90
LOINC code 6629-0
Last Updated 3/26/2013 1:56:10 PM
Entry Number 845
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