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Leishmania Antibody, IgG (Visceral Leishmaniasis)
0051726
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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.

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