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Leishmania Antibody, IgG (Visceral Leishmaniasis)
0051726
Ordering Recommendation

Aid in the diagnosis of leishmaniasis.

Mnemonic
LEISH IGG
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Immunoassay
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum or plasma containing glycerol or other viscous materials. Hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval
0 Units: Negative - No Significant level of Leishmania Antibody, IgG detected.
1-15 Units: Positive - IgG antibody to Leishmania detected, which may suggest current or past infection.
Interpretive Data
Detection of IgG antibody directed at Leishmania may suggest current or past infection.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051727Leishmania IgG40852-6
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Aliases
  • Kala Azar
  • Kalazar Detect Test
  • Leishmania donovani Antibodies
  • Leishmania donovani IgG
  • Leishmania IgG
  • Visceral Leishmaniasis IgG