Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
<1:16 antibody not detected; 1:16 equivocal, repeat in 3-4 weeks; >1:32 antibody detected
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Monday - Friday
2 - 7 days
Soft Order Code
Giardia Antibody IFA (Sendout)
Mayo GRAB (80628) (Focus 40500)
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate or freeze. Label as acute or convalescent.
1 ml serum
0.25 ml serum
Test is sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Focus Diagnostics.