HELMINTHOSPORIUM SATIVUM (DRECSHIERA) GEL DIFFUSION

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) room temperature in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Gel Diffusion

Stability
Room temperature: 4 weeks; Refrigerated: 4 weeks; Frozen: 4 weeks

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodeHSGD
CPT-4 Code (s)
86331
LOINC Codes
33289-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory