An adjunct to the diagnosis of extraintestinal amebiasis, especially liver abscess.
Sensitivity is highest in patients with extraintestinal amoebiasis, lower in amoebic dysentery, and lowest with asymptomatic carriers.
2 - 6 days
- Amebiasis Antibody
- Amoeba Antibody
- E. histolytica Antibody
- E HISTOLYTICA ANTIBODY
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and refrigerate or freeze.
Test is sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories.