Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Analytic Time

3 - 8 days

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Test Usage

Useful in cases of amebiasis where ova and parasite examinations are inconclusive. This assay will detect only the antigen of the pathogenic E. histolytica; it will not detect the non-pathogenic E. dispar.

Reference Range

Not Detected

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements


Collect 2 grams fresh unpreserved stool in a sterile container. Send specimen frozen.

Normal Volume
2 grams stool
Minimum Volume
2 grams stool

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.