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Update Type New Tests
CPT Code 86753
Order Code ATCRU



Trypanosoma cruzi Antibody IgG

Order Code:                                                     ATCRU

CPT Code:                                                        86753

Referral Laboratory:                                       ARUP


Effective July 26, 2021, MLabs will offer Trypanosoma cruzi Antibody IgG (ATCRU) via ARUP. This test replaces Trypanosoma cruzi Antibody IgG (CHAR) from Mayo Medical Laboratories.


Collection Instructions: Collect approximately 2 mL of whole blood in a serum separator tube (SST). Centrifuge and aliquot serum within two hours of collection. Ship refrigerated (preferred), room temp or frozen. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent.”


Methodology: ELISA


Analytic Time: 1-8 days