Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Entamoeba histolytica Antigen Order Code : 11265R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Stool (no preservatives)
Container Type: Sterile Container
Required Volume: 1 gram
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 gram
Methodology: Immunoassay
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 5-7 days
Special Handling: Transport refrigerated. If transport is greater than 2 days, transport frozen.
CPT Codes: 87337
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11265R
Causes For Rejection: Stool in preservative.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: Focus Diagnostics