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Test ID: FEAGR    
Echinococcus Antibody (IgG), EIA with Reflex to Western Blot

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Reference Range: Negative


Detection of serum antibodies to Echinococcus plays an important role in the diagnosis of hydatid disease, since infected individuals do no exhibit fecal shedding of Echinococcus eggs. Serum antibodies may remain detectable for years after cyst removal. Serologic crossreactivity between Echinococcus and Cysticercus may occur.


Test Performed by:  Focus Diagnostics, Inc.

                              33608 Ortega Highway

                              San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675