Entamoeba histolytica Antigen, EIA
0058001
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
AMOEBA
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 5g stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min 1g)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens in media or preservatives.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 1 week  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
87337
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0058001Entamoeba histolytica Ag by EIA
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Cross References
  • E. histolytica Ag
  • Entamoeba histolitica Antigen