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Giardia Antigen by EIA
0060048
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
GLAM
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 48 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 5 g stool in unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP Supply #40910) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connector contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g)  Preserving in 10 percent formalin (within 1 hour of collection) is also acceptable.   
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unpreserved: Frozen.  Preserved: Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Unpreserved: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 week 
Preserved: Ambient: 9 months; Refrigerated: 9 months; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
87329
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0060048Giardia Antigen By EIA6412-1
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Aliases
  • G lamblia antigaten EIA
  • Giardia EIA
  • Giardia lamblia Antigen
  • Ova & Parasite Exam by EIA (Giardia Antigen by EIA)