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Schistosoma Antibody, IgG (INACTIVE as of 06/04/2018: Refer to 3000582 in the June Hotline)
0099411
Ordering Recommendation

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

Mnemonic
SCHIS
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Thu
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
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube (Min: 0.1 mL). 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Bacterially contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic, or turbid specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval
Effective August 15, 2011
Less than 0.20 ODNegative: No significant level of IgG antibody to Schistosoma detected.
Greater than or equal to 0.20 ODPositive: Presumptive evidence of a current or past infection with Schistosoma.

Interpretive Data


Note
Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0099411Schistosoma Antibody, IgG25757-6
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Aliases
  • Schistosoma IgG Antibody (Serum)