Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Echinococcus Serology

Test Name: Echinococcus Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: Blood-5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred weekly to the National Reference Centre for Parasitology
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4-6 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-13
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: EIA
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
PARASRO (ordered by Lab)
 
Referred To: National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Montreal

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