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Cysticercosis AB, IgG Western Blot
|Methodology:||Qualitative Western Blot|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) - 1 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: CSF. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, or severely lipemic specimens. Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)