Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Test Usage

Adjunct in the diagnosis of trichinosis. Results should be used in conjunction with clinical, epidemiologic, and other laboratory tests.

Reference Range *

Negative (reported as positive or negative)

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

Test Limitations

Antibodies to T. spiralis may not be detectable until 3 weeks after the onset of infection. A second specimen drawn 2-4 weeks after the first specimen is recommended in serologically negative patients with clinical symptoms of trichinosis.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Thursday
Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

Soft Order Code
STRIC
MiChart Code
Trichinella Antibody
Synonyms
  • STRIC
  • TRICHINELLA ANTIBODY, SERUM
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo STRIC (9017)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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

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

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86784
Fee Code
32144
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