Toxocara Antibody IgG by ELISA
0099090
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
TOXOCARA
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-5 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. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL) Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
0.299 OD or less: Negative - No significant level of Toxocara IgG antibody detected.
0.300-0.500 OD: Equivocal - Questionable presence of Toxocara IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
0.501 OD or greater: Positive - Presence of IgG antibody to Toxocara detected, suggestive of current or past infection.
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86682
Components
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0099090Toxocara Antibody IgG by ELISA
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Cross References
  • Toxocara Ab
  • Toxocara Antibody, ELISA (Serum)