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Echinococcus Antibody

Updated

12/2/2016

Other Names Hydatid disease serology
How to Order
Check the “Other Sendout For” on the Virology/Immunology Request (form 42) and write in “Echinococcus Antibody."
 
Also complete the CDC Specimen Submission Information form located at: public.health.oregon.gov/LaboratoryServices/Pages/CDC-Testing.aspx.
Availability
All clients with approval from the Oregon Public Health Division Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Program.
Methodology
Serology performed at the CDC
Performed
Specimens are sent to the CDC weekly
Time to Reporting
Up to 18 days after receipt at the CDC laboratory.

CPT Code
 
 



Specimen Collection Details

Collection
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10460.
Optimal Volume
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10460.
Minimum Volume
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10460.
Handling
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10460.
Transport
Transport specimens to the OSPHL for forwarding to the CDC.
 
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10460.
Rejection Criteria
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10460.
 
Specimens are subject to the requirements of the OSPHL Specimen Submission Policy and Criteria, available at http://bit.ly/SpecimenCriteria.
Comments
​Substances known to interfere with immunoassays include: bilirubin, lipids, and hemoglobin.
 
Other comments may be provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10460.