New Search

Laboratory Test Directory

Strongyloides Ab, IgG by ELISA

Components

Name Method Department Units
Strongyloides Ab, IgG Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Send Out IV

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 day(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Lipemic specimen
  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Icteric specimen
  • Heat treated specimen
  • Bacterial contamination

Comments

False-positive results may occur with prior exposure to other helminth infections. Testing low-prevalence populations may also result in false-positive results.

CPT Code

  • 86682