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Schistosoma Antibody

Updated

12/2/2016

Other Names Schistosomiasis
How to Order
Check the “Other Sendout For” on the Virology/Immunology Request Form (form 42) and write in “Schistosoma Antibody.”
 
Also complete the CDC Specimen Submission Information form located at: http://public.health.oregon.gov/LaboratoryServices/Pages/CDC-Testing.aspx
Availability
All clients with prior approval from the Acute and Communicable Disease and Epidemiology Program; Pertinent travel history required.
Methodology
FAST-ELISA, Immunoblot, Western Blot, MAMA, HAMA, JAMA, Antibody Detection
Performed

​Specimens are sent to CDC weekly

Time to Reporting

Up to 21 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-10466.
Optimal Volume
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10466.
Minimum Volume
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10466.
Handling
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10466.
Transport
Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10466.
Rejection Criteria

Please refer to instructions provided by the CDC laboratory at: http://www.cdc.gov/laboratory/specimen-submission/detail.html?CDCTestCode=CDC-10466.

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-10466.