Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Trichinella Serology

Test Name: Trichinella Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: Blood-5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect acute and convalescent blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out weekdays to the Public Health Laboratory in Toronto.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-28
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Clearly indicate on label and requistion "TRICHINOSIS SEROLOGY".
Comments: Adequate clinical and epidemiological information must accompany the specimen.
Method of Analysis: Complement fixation
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: Public Health Laboratory, Toronto

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