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.
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.

Compliance Category

FDA

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.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86768 x5

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2010799 Salmonella typhi/paratyphi Abs Interp 17562-0
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Aliases
  • S typhi H and O antibodies
  • S. typhii, s. paratyphi antibodies
  • Typhoid Fever
Salmonella typhi and paratyphi Antibodies