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Test ID STRNG Strongyloides Antibody, IgG, Serum

Useful For

Screening for the presence of IgG-class antibodies to Strongyloides

 

This test is not useful for monitoring patient response to therapy as IgG-class antibodies to Strongyloides may remain detectable following resolution of infection.

Highlights

This assay detects IgG-class antibodies only.

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Strongyloides Ab, IgG, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Report Available

Same day/1 to 4 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86682

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
STRNG Strongyloides Ab, IgG, S 34376-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
STRNG Strongyloides Ab, IgG, S 80660-4

NY State Approved

Yes

Testing Algorithm

See Parasitic Investigation of Stool Specimens Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.