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Test ID FCYAI Cysticercosis Antibody, IgG

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Serum Gel tube

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a serum gel tube(s), plain red-top tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Note: Parallel testing is preferred, and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent".

Method Name

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Reporting Name

Cysticercosis Ab, IgG

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

≤8 U


Interpretive Information:

<9 U Negative: No significant level of cysticercosis IgG antibody detected.

9-11 U Equivocal: Recommended repeat testing in 2-4 weeks with fresh sample.

>11 U Positive: IgG antibody to cysticercosis detected, which may suggest current or past infection.

Day(s) Performed


Report Available

3 to 12 days

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FCYAI Cysticercosis Ab, IgG 25389-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FCYAI Cysticercosis Ab, IgG 25389-8