Test for persistent diarrhea (>14 days) or known risk factors if E. histolytica is the suspected infectious agent.
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Within 48 hours
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)
Specimens in media or preservatives.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0058001||Entamoeba histolytica Ag by EIA||29905-7|
- E. histolytica Ag
- Entamoeba histolitica Antigen