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ECHINOCOCCUS ANTIBODY, IgG

Mnemonic

ECHINO G

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an aliquot tube. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as Acute or Convalescent.

Preferred Volume

1.00 mL

Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Contaminated or severely lipemic specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Thur

Reported

2-7 days

Method

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Referral Lab

ARUP (2007220)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86682

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:06 AM


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