Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91086

Entamoeba histolytica, Antibody, IgG

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection
  • If acute and convalescent samples being submitted, label as such. Convalescent sample must be received in lab within 30 days.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed:Tuesday, Friday
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86753
Components:
  • 91086 - E HISTOLYTICA AB
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