Cysticercosis (Taenia solium)

CPT: 86682
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Test Details


All positive serology samples should be confirmed using a more specific test method, such as the immunoblot or other nonserological methods (CDC), due to the cross-reactivity encountered with Echinococcus.


Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Specimen Requirements




1 mL


Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube


To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate or freeze.


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
138347 Cysticercosis (Taenia solium) 22238-0 138348 Cysticercosis (Taenia solium) 22238-0

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