Ordering Recommendation

Aid in the diagnosis of leishmaniasis.

Mnemonic
LEISH IGG
Methodology

Qualitative Immunoassay

Performed

Tue

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

Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum or plasma containing glycerol or other viscous materials. Hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval

Negative

Interpretive Data

Detection of IgG antibody directed at Leishmania may suggest current or past infection.

Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86717

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0051727 Leishmania IgG 35402-7
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Aliases
  • Kala Azar
  • Kalazar Detect Test
  • Leishmania donovani Antibodies
  • Leishmania donovani IgG
  • Leishmania IgG
  • Visceral Leishmaniasis IgG
Leishmania Antibody, IgG (Visceral Leishmaniasis)