What is the Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test?
Echinococcosis (Hydatid disease) is a parasitic infection in human beings caused by two main species, viz., Echinococcus granulosus and multilocular. The Echinococcus species belongs to the family of tapeworms, or cestodes. Human beings are intermediate hosts and are infected accidentally by the ingestion of parasitic eggs or cysts. A screening test for the diagnosis of Echinococcus IgG antibodies is useful for the screening of Echinococcus
When is the Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test recommended?
It is recommended in:
The symptoms of echinococcosis such as chest pain, bloody stools, chest pain, fever, abdominal pain, cough for lung cysts, and biliary duct obstruction for liver cysts.
A person with echinococcosis might have stomach pain, weakness, or weight loss because of the cysts.
What does it measure?
The Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test:
Diagnoses antibodies to Echinococcosis (also known as hydatidosis), a disease caused by Echinococcus, a species of tapeworm. Patients who are suffering from Echinococcosis develop cysts in their lungs and liver. Undiagnosed, the disease may remain silent or latent for years if it is not diagnosed.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 3 days after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test in Gurgaon?
The cost of the Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test in Gurgaon is Rs. 1,200.
How often should I get the Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test?
Your doctor prescribes the Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) 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 an Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test in Gurgaon?
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 an Echinococcus Antibody (Hydatid) IgG test with Orange Health in Gurgaon?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Gurgaon. 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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