Trypanosoma cruzi Ab

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Trypanosoma cruzi Ab
Alternate Name(s)
  • Chagas
  • T. cruzi ELISA
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Qualitative detection of antibodies to Trypanosoma cruzi.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

CHAGAS ORTHO

3588

Method Description
  • ELISA
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
CPT Code(s)
  • 86753
STAT Allowed
Yes
Download(s)
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 200 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 300 uL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
  • Plasma, ACD - Yellow Top Tube
  • Plasma, Lithium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
Preferred
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Handling
Centrifuge and separate serum/plasma from cells and transfer to plastic vials; do not freeze whole blood. |Frozen -20°C up to 4 weeks (with up to 5 freeze thaw cycles) |Frozen -20°C up to 6 months (with up to 1 freeze thaw cycle)
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 24 hours (whole blood)
  • Frozen at -20°C - 4 weeks
  • Frozen at -20°C - 6 months
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 10 days
Transport
  • Ambient or Refrigerated 2-8°C – Up to 7 Days
  • Frozen at -20°C – Up to 4 Weeks
Notes
Clients can only store whole blood at room-temperature for up to 24 hours before initiation of shipping; otherwise whole blood needs to be refrigerated (2-8°C) for up to 10 days. |This test is not intended for use on samples of cord blood.