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Test Code ECHNG Echinococcus Antibody, IgG, Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Useful For

Detection of antibodies to Echinococcus granulosus

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

Echinococcus Ab, IgG, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  14 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Heat-inactivated Reject

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday

Report Available

Same day/1 to 7 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86682

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ECHNG Echinococcus Ab, IgG, S 32171-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ECHNG Echinococcus Ab, IgG, S 32171-1