Test Catalog

Test

Code
F870
Name
CYSTICERCOSIS ANTIBODY IGG BY ELISA
Notes
Description

Also known as: TAENIA SOLIUM, CYST, F870
Orderable Code: F870
Test Contains (LOINC): Cysticercosis Ab IgG by ELISA (25389-8)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type: Serum
Preferred Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Sample Volume: 1.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume: 0.1 mL
Handling Instructions:
Transfer 1 mL serum to a Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent.
Client Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unsuitable Specimen: CSF. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.
TESTING
Frequency: Monday
Expected Turn Around: 2 – 9 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: ARUP
Referral Lab Code: 0055284
CPT: 86682
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay