STRONGYLOIDES ANTIBODY IGG
Specimen Collection Requirements
One 4 mL serum separator tube or plain red
Lipemic, hemolyzed, icteric, bacterially contaminated, or heat-inactivated specimens
After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
1.49 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of Strongyloides IgG antibody detected.
1.50-2.10 IV: Equivocal - Questionable presence of Strongyloides IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
2.11 IV or greater: Positive- IgG antibodies to Strongyloides detected, which may suggest current or past infection.
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