Test Overview
Test Methodology

ELISA

Test Usage

Used to demonstrate antibodies to Fasciola.

Reference Range *

<1:32 (negative)

Test Details
Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • Fasciola hepatica Antibody
  • Liver Fluke Antibody
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 177 (ZW177, MML190) (Parasitic Disease Consultants)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Additional Information

Specific antibodies are typically detected 2-4 weeks after infection, which is 5-7 weeks before eggs are detectable in the stool. Test is referred to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Parasitic Disease Consultants, Tucker, GA.

Billing
CPT Code
86682
Fee Code
20283
NY State Approved
No