Trypanasoma cruzi AB, TOTAL

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

TRYP CRUZI

CPT CODE:

86753

TEST INFORMATION:

Antibodies are found in most patients with acute or chronic American Trypanosomiasis

DAYS PERFORMED:

Monday, Thursday

TURNAROUND TIME:

1 - 5 Days

CONTAINER TYPE:

RED TOP VACUTAINER, NO GEL

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

0.5 mL serum

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Quantity insufficent; collection in the wrong vacutainer  tube

MINIMUM VOLUME:

0.2  mL serum

HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS:

Room temperature: 7 Days, Refrigerated 14 Days: Frozen 30 Days

REFERENCE RANGE:

Nonreactive,  See Quest test code 90827

METHODOLOGY:

EIA

REFERRAL LABORATORY:

Quest

LAST UPDATED:

4-20-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):Trypanasoma serology