Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Schistosomiasis Serology

Test Name: Schistosomiasis 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: Daily
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
2 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-28
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Clearly indicate on label and requisition "SCHISTOSOMIASIS SEROLOGY". Must be ordered by the Lab.
Comments: Adequate clinical and epidemiological information must accompany specimen.
Method of Analysis: EIA, Western Blot
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
PARASROspecify Schistosomiasi
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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