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5695: Entamoeba histolytica Antigen Detection Print View
Entamoeba histolytica Antigen EIA  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Stool 10 (1) g   Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE
  Stool Cary-Blair Media   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 7 Day(s)  

Entamoeba histolytica antigen assay is for qualitative detection of E. histolytica antigen in aqueous extracts of human fecal specimens to confirm an intestinal amebiasis and confirm the positive result by O & P.

1. Collect 1-10g (mL) fresh stool specimen in a clean, leakproof
plastic container without preservatives. Store frozen. Specimens
treated with 10% formalin, SAF or PVA fixatives are not acceptable.
2. Ship frozen on dry ice within 24 hours. If longer storage
is required, freeze at -70 C.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87337

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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