STRONGYLOIDES ANTIBODY, IGG, SERUM

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

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens, heat-inactivated specimens.

Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay

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

Reference Range
0.99 IV or less: Negative – No significant level of strongyloides IgG antibody detected.
1.00 VI or greater: Positive – IgG antibodies to Strongyloides detected, which may suggest current or past infection.

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeZTRAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86682
LOINC Codes
34376-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory