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Yersinia Enterocolitica Antibodies Blood Test, IgG and IgA

A yersinia enterocolitica antibodies blood test, IgG and IgA is useful in detecting IgG and IgA antibodies to yersinia enterocolitica.  

Sample Report

Test Code: 16768

CPT Code: 86793(x2)

Also Known As: Y enterocolitica Abs Immunoblot

Methodology: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Preparation: No special preparation required.

Test Results: 10-14 Days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

Description

Yersiniosis is an infection that is generally caused by consuming raw or undercooked pork that is contaminated with yersinia enterocolitica bacteria.  Y. enterocolitica is affiliated with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, including enteritis, colitis, and reactive arthritis. Specific IgG and IgA antibodies are typically present following acute infection.

Symptoms of yersinia enterocolitica bacteria:

  • Diarrhea is the most common indication of this infection
  • Low-grade fever
  • Abdominal pain 
  • In some cases, vomiting

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