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Test ID FSMLA Salmonella Antibodies, EIA

Specimen Required

1 mL of serum sent refrigerated. (Serum gel tube is acceptable)

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

Salmonella Antibodies, EIA

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reference Values

Reference Range:  Negative


Antibodies to Salmonella flagellar (H) and somatic (O) antigens typically peak 3-5 weeks after infection. A positive result in this assay is equivalent to a titer of ≥1:160 by tube agglutination (Widal). Results should not be considered as diagnostic unless confirmed by culture.


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FSMLA Salmonella Antibodies, EIA In Process


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0566 Salmonella H, Type a 22517-7
Z0567 Salmonella H, Type b 22521-9
Z0568 Salmonella H, Type d 13284-5
Z0569 Salmonella O, Type Vi 57769-2
Z0570 Salmonella O, Type D 13285-2