Ordering Recommendation

Screen for trichinella exposure. This test is not diagnostic and must be correlated with supporting patient history and pathologic findings.

Mnemonic

TRICHIN AB

Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-10 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red. Also acceptable: Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

86784

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000006 Trichinella Antibody, IgG 6563-1
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Aliases

Trichinella Antibody, IgG

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.