Strongyloides Serology


Test Information

Test Name

Strongyloides Serology

Synonyms

Strongyloideiasis

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Clinical history required

Processing Information

Registration Code

STRO

Notes

  • Serological testing is available to detect occult infection with Strongyloides stercoralis, for patients who have resided in endemic regions and are now about to undergo immunosuppression.
  • To diagnose gastroenteritis or suspected systemic strongyloidiasis, please send faeces for detection of eggs and adult worms.

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website