Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Chagas Antibody, IgG; Tcruzi IgG Ab; Trypanosoma cruzi Antibody, Total
Other Reference Test
1-2 mL Blood
Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent.
Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year
Plasma; Bacterially contaminated; Heat-inactivated; Hemolyzed; Icteric; Lipemic; Turbid
0.5 mL Serum
0.15 mL Serum
Separate serum from cells ASAP or withing 2 hours of collection. Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated or frozen. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.