Microbiology - Serology
Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
If overnight - Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
Preferred aliquot serum 0.5mL
A positive result indicates the IgG antibody titre against Strongyloides ratti is usually significant.
Most parasitically proven cases have a ratio (index) exceeding 2.0
To assist in confirming the serological evidence of current or recent Strongyloides infection, it is recommended that faecal examinations for larval
recovery be made.
Reported as an IgG EIA Ratio:
Negative = 0.0 to 0.89
Equivocal = 0.9 to 1.2
Positive = >1.2
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