Test Details

Mnemonic

CYGAB

Ordering Code

3501145

CPT-4 Code(s)

86682

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

0.1 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

CSF, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic or heat-inactivated specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
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Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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Reference Range

≥0.8 IV Negative- No significant level of cysticercosis IgG antibody detected.
0.9 - 1.1 Equivocal- Questionable presence of cyticercosis IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10 - 14 days may be helpful.
≥1.2 IV Positive- IgG antibody to cysticercosis detected suggestive of current or past infection.
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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