Salmonella typhi and paratyphi Antibodies
2010798
Ordering Recommendation
May be used to determine past exposure to S. typhii (eg, infection or vaccination) and S. paratyphi. This test cannot be used to confirm acute salmonellosis. If systemic symptoms of acute salmonellosis are present, the preferred tests are Stool Culture and E. coli Shiga-like Toxin by EIA (0060134) and Blood Culture (0060102) if typhoid fever is suspected.
Mnemonic
STYPHI
Methodology
Qualitative Immunoblot
Performed
Tue, Thu, Sat
Reported
2-5 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
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolytic, icteric, lipemic, or turbid specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
Note
This assay detects antibodies directed against 5 Salmonella typhi and paratyphi antigens: O Type D, O Type Vi, H Type A, H Type B or H Type D.
CPT Code(s)
86768 x5
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2010799Salmonella typhi/paratyphi Abs Interp17562-0
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Aliases
  • S typhi H and O antibodies
  • S. typhii, s. paratyphi antibodies