Ordering Recommendation

May aid in the diagnosis of schistosomiasis caused by infection with S. mansoni, especially in travelers to endemic areas.

Mnemonic

SCHISTOIGG

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Performed

Tue, Sat

Reported

1-6 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)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Preferred transport temp: Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen

Unacceptable Conditions

Contaminated, heat-inactivated, grossly hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

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

Reference Interval

< 9 U Negative - No significant level of Schistosoma IgG antibody detected.
9 - 11 U Equivocal - Recommend repeat testing in 2-4 weeks with fresh sample.
>11 U Positive - IgG antibodies to Schistosoma detected, which may suggest current or past infection.

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

FDA

Note

N/A

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

86682

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3004473 Schistosoma Antibody IgG by ELISA 25757-6
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Aliases

  • Schistosomiasis
Schistosoma Antibody IgG by ELISA