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Strongyloides Antibody, IgG

ARUP #99564, EPIC: LAB6336, SOFT: XSTRG

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): One Gold-top SST tube.
Also acceptable: One plain Red-top tube.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 1.0 mL serum, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.05 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Hemolyzed specimens.
  • Iceteric specimens.
  • Lipemic specimens.
  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 1 year

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT.

Performed

Tuesday - Saturday.
Results available in 2-5 days.

Reference Range

Less than 0.99 IV: Negative - No significant level of Strongyloides IgG antibody detected.
Greater than 1.00 IV: Positive - IgG antibodies to Strongyloides IgG antibody detected, which may indicate current or past infection.

Test Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay.

Interpretation

By report.

Clinical Utility

This assay aids in the diagnosis of strongyloidiasis.

CPT Code

86682.

Test Codes

ARUP #99564, EPIC: LAB6336, SOFT: XSTRG

Last Updated

06/06/2017

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