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Echinococcus Antibody, IgG

Mnemonic:    [ECHINO IGG]
Name:    Echinococcus Antibody, IgG
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Lipemic samples are unacceptable.

Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen. Please mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent".
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Neonatal Spec:    0.15 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2007220
  Method:    Semi-Quant. Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay