Test Details

Mnemonic

ZTRAB

Ordering Code

3510070

CPT-4 Code(s)

86682

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens, heat-inactivated specimens
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Stability

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

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme linked Immunosorbent Assay
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Reference Range

0.9 IV or less: Negative – No significant level of strongyloides IgG antibody detected.
1.0 IV: Equivocal -The Strongyloides IgG antibody result is borderline and therefore inconclusive. Recommend retesting the patient in 2 - 4 weeks if clinically indicated.
1.1 IV or greater: Positive – IgG antibodies to Strongyloides detected, which may suggest 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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