What is the Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) Antibody IgG Test?
Cysticercosis infection is caused by the larval form of tapeworm Taenia Solium. Tapeworm eggs are found in food or water that migrate through the intestinal wall to various tissues including the brain. Cerebrospinal Cysticercosis can result in seizures.
When is the Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) Antibody IgG Test recommended?
It is recommended in case of symptoms such as:
Digestive problems, including abdominal pain, loss of appetite, weight loss, and upset stomach.
The most visible symptoms of taeniasis are the active passing of proglottids (tapeworm segments) through the anus and in the feces.
What does it measure?
The Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) antibody IgG test:
Analyzes the nervous system of a patient. When the patient is infected by the tapeworm Taenia Solium, it can cause neurocysticercosis. Humans acquire cysticercosis by ingesting microscopic Taenia Solium eggs in contaminated food, water, or fomites.
The eggs are shed in the feces of an infected individual and are spread through contaminated food, water, or surfaces. The tapeworm eggs contained in food or water migrate through the intestinal wall to various tissues, including the brain.
Cysticercosis occurs when a person accidentally swallows tapeworm eggs. The individuals swallow the eggs when they consume contaminated food or water or put contaminated fingers in their mouth.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 15 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) Antibody IgG Test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) antibody IgG test in Bangalore is Rs.1300
How often should I get the Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) Antibody IgG Test?
The Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) antibody IgG test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) Antibody IgG Test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) antibody IgG test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) antibody IgG test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) antibody IgG test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a Cysticercosis (Taenia Solium) antibody IgG test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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