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Test ID: BILHA    
Schistosoma species Antibody, IgG, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection of antibodies to Schistosoma species

Highlights

This assay can be used as a screening test for detection of antibodies to Schistosoma species.

 

Positive results should be interpreted alongside clinical findings and suitable exposure history.

 

A single negative result should not be used to rule-out Schistosoma infection.

 

False-positive results may occur in individuals with other helminth infections.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Schistosoma Ab, IgG, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Schistosomiasis
Bilharzia
Bilharziasis
Katayama fever