Cysticercosis Antibody, IgG by Western Blot
0055283
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CYST WB
Methodology
Qualitative Western Blot
Performed
Thu
Reported
1-8 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
CSF. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, or severely lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Negative: No significant level of detectable T. solium IgG antibody.
Positive: IgG antibody to T. solium detected, which may suggest current or past infection.  
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement D: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86682
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0055283Cysticercosis Ab, IgG by Western Blot6374-3
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Aliases
  • Cystercercosis IgG western blot
  • Cysticercosis IgG Ab
  • Taenia solium