CYSTICERCUS ANTIBODY, IGG (TAENIA SOLIUM)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
CSF, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic or heat-inactivated specimens

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
<=0.34 O.D.   Negative-No significant level of cysticercosis IgG antibody detected.  
0.35-0.50 O.D.   Equivocal-Questionable presence of cyticercosis IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.  
>=0.51 O.D.   Positive-IgG antibody to cysticercosis detected suggestive of current or past infection.  

Performed
Monday

Turnaround Time3-10 days
Test CodeCYGAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86682
LOINC Codes
25389-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory