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.
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
Note
CPT Code(s)
86682
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0055283Cysticercosis Ab, IgG by Western Blot
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Cross References
  • Cystercercosis IgG western blot
  • Cysticercosis IgG Ab
  • Taenia solium