Anti Cysticercosis (IgG) Antibody - Serum

Anti Cysticercosis (IgG) Antibody - Serum


Cysticercosis is an infection caused by tapeworm. The test detects the presence of cysticercus in body

This Test Includes


Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Anti Cysticercosis (IgG) Antibody - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only


Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

It's caused by infection with the larval form (cysticercus) of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. Clinical manifestations of cysticercosis most commonly result from the lodging of cysticerci in the brain and neural tissue.

What is this test

Cysticercosis is an infection caused by the larval form of tapeworm Taenia solium. Tapeworm eggs contained in food or water, migrate through the intestinal wall to various tissues including the brain.