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Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
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 ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect 2 grams fresh unpreserved stool in a sterile container. Send specimen frozen.