Cysticercus Antibody, ELISA (CSF)
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: <0.75
<0.75 Antibody Not Detected
> or = 0.75 Antibody Detected
Diagnosis of central nervous system infections can be
accomplished by demonstrating the presence of intrathecally-
produced specific antibody. Interpretation of results may
be complicated by low antibody levels found in CSF, passive
transfer of antibody from blood, and contamination via
Antibodies to other parasitic infections, particularly echinococcosis,
may crossreact in the cysticercus IgG ELISA. Confirmation of positive
ELISA results by the cysticercus IgG antibody Western blot is thus
Test Performed by: Focus Diagnostics, Inc.
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