Posted Date
Effective Date
Update Type Test Code Change
Order Code ECHNO
Referral Laboratory Mayo Medical Laboratories



Echinococcus Antibody, Serum

Order Code:                  ECHNO

Fee Code:                     32078

Reference Laboratory:   Mayo ECHNO


New Order Code:          ECHNG

New Reference Lab:      Mayo ECHNG


Effective January 26, 2023, Mayo Clinic Laboratories will replace test ID ECHNO with test ID ECHNG. This test is used for detection of antibodies to Echinococcus species, including Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus granulosus.


Collection Instructions: Collect specimen in an SST (preferred) or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot 0.5 mL (minimum 0.4 mL) of serum into a plastic vial and freeze (preferred) or refrigerate up to 5 days.


Reference Range: Negative