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Test Code SALMONAB Salmonella, Total Antibody, EIA

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Insitutue, Cantilly, VA

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

 

Includes:

Salmonella H Type A, Salmonella H Type B, Salmonella H Type D, Salmonella O Type D, Salmonella O Type Vi

Reference Values

 

Salmonella H, Type A Negative
Salmonella H, Type B Negative
Salmonella H, Type D Negative
Salmonella O, Type Vi Negative
Salmonella O, Type D Negative

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86768 x 5

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Gold top tube

Specimen: 1 mL serum ( 0.1 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Useful For

Salmonella, Total Antibody, detects antibodies to Salmonella typhi, a common cause of gastroenteritis, diarrhea, and dysentery.  Antibody results should be confirmed with stool or blood cultures.

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  145902017