Strongyloides Antibody, IgG by ELISA, Serum
0099564
Ordering Recommendation

Aid in the diagnosis of strongyloides. Positive results in patients from endemic areas may not represent active infection.

Mnemonic
STRONGY
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 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 (SST) or Plain Red. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min. 0.3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Bacterially contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval
Effective August 20, 2018
0.9 IV or lessNegative - No significant level of Strongyloides IgG antibody detected.
1.0 IVEquivocal - The Strongyloides IgG antibody result is borderline and therefore inconclusive. Recommend retesting the patient in 2-4 weeks, if clinically indicated.
1.1 IV or greaterPositive - IgG antibodies to Strongyloides detected, which may suggest current or past infection.

Interpretive Data
False-positive results may occur with prior exposure to other helminth infections. Testing low-prevalence populations may also result in false-positive results.

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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0099564Strongyloides Antibody, IgG By ELISA34376-4
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Aliases
  • Ova and Parasite Exam
  • Strongyloides IgG