Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Ascariasis Serology (Ascaris lumbricoides)

Test Name: Ascariasis Serology (Ascaris lumbricoides)
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred weekdays to the Public Health Laboratory in Toronto.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date: 2010-09-13
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Clearly indicate on label and requisition "ASCARIASIS SEROLOGY"
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: EIA
Critical Information Required: Specify parasitic agent when ordering.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
PARASRO
Ordered by the Lab
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory, Toronto

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