Ordering Recommendation

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

Mnemonic
SCHISTO AB
Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain Red.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Test is not  performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report

Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

N/A

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86682

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000583 Schistosoma Antibody, IgG, Serum 33317-9
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Aliases
  • Bilharzia
  • Bilharziasis
  • Katayama fever
  • Schistosomiasis
Schistosoma Antibody, IgG, Serum

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