Trichinella antibodies

Which test do we use?

IgG-ELISA. The antibodies (IgG) can be determined a few weeks after the infection.

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 duration of transportation must be reduced as much as possible (avoid weekends or holidays).

Important advice

Cross reactions with other nematodes are possible.

Frequence

Once per two weeks

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

no

RIZIV-code

551810 / 551821

Laatste wijziging op: 23/01/2020