Strongyloïdes antibodies

Which test do we use?

An ELISA test (IgG) with microtiter plates sensitized with an extract of filariform larvae. The analysis has a sensitivity of approximately 90% and is a useful addition to parasitological examination.

Sampling instructions

For 1 or 2 serological analyses: at least 1 ml serum
For 3 to 5 serological analyses: at least 2 ml serum

Storage conditions

The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the transport duration should be kept as short as possible (avoid transport over weekends or holidays).

Important advice

Cross reactions with other nematodes are possible.

Frequence

Two or three times per week

Reference values

Negative

How soon can you expect results?

Depends on the total number of requested analyses. See ‘How frequently do we perform this analysis’.

Accredited

yes
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED

RIZIV-code

551810 / 551821

Laatste wijziging op: 23/01/2020