Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Test Usage

Aiding in the diagnosis of infection with Taenia solium (cysticercosis)

Reference Range *

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Thursday
Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

Soft Order Code
CYSTS
MiChart Code
CYSTS
Synonyms
  • Tapeworm Antibody
  • Taenia solium Antibody
  • Cysticercosis Serology
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo CYSTS
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
86682
Fee Code
AA596
LOINC
56485-6
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