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ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA Ag DETECTION

Test Code

900468

CPT Code(s)

87337

Preferred Specimen(s)

Collect 1 gram fresh unpreserved stool in a sterile, screw
cap container. Ship frozen, DO NOT THAW.
****SENDOUT TEST****

Transport Container

Sterile, screw-capped container

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Specimen Stability

Room Temperture: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 48 Hours
Frozen: 7 Days

Reject Criteria

Avoid freezing and thawing; Cary-Blair medium transport
is not acceptable.

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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.

LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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