Test Overview
Test Methodology

ELISA

Test Usage

Diagnosis of Chagas disease (infection with Trypanosoma cruzi).

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday
Analytic Time

1 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo CHAG (86159)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze (preferred) or refrigerate.

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

If ELISA result is equivocal or positive, then the lateral flow assay will be performed at an additional charge. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86753
Reflex CPT
86753
NY State Approved
No