Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Chagas Antibody, IgM; T cruzi IgM Ab
Other Reference Test
1-2 mL Blood
Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received withing 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
1 mL Serum
0.05 mL Serum
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.