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Test ID SCERG Saccharomyces cerevisiae Antibody, IgG, Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Useful For

Measurement of IgG anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies as a part of a profile to aid in distinguishing between ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease in patients for whom the specific diagnosis is unclear based on endoscopic, pathologic, and imaging evaluations.

 

This test is not useful for determining the extent of disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or determining the response to disease-specific therapy including surgical resection of diseased intestine.

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ab, IgG, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reference Values

Negative: <20.0 RU/mL

Positive: ≥20.0 RU/mL

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

Same day/1 day

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86671

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SCERG Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ab, IgG, S 47321-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SCERG Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ab, IgG, S 47321-5

NY State Approved

Yes