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Test Compendium

6587: ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA AG, EIA

Test Code

  • 6587

Test Synonym

  • E HISTOLYTICA AG

Minimum Volume

  • 1 Gram

Specimen Requirements

  • Stool Specimen

Container

  • Stool Container

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 87337
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 5 grams stool in a sterile container without preservative FREEZE - must be frozen within 48 hours of collection

Additional Information

  • 5 grams stool in a sterile container without preservative FREEZE - must be frozen within 48 hours of collection Room temperature unacceptable, stable only 48 hours refrigerated Unacceptable - stool submitted in a Cary Blair, sample will be rejected

Specimen Stability

  • stability - Room Temperature unstable, Refrigerated 48 hrs, Frozen up to 1 week