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Entamoeba histolytica Antigen, Stool

Mnemonic:    [ST Amoeba Ag]
Name:    Entamoeba histolytica Antigen, Stool
Specimen:    5 Grams stool submitted in a sterile container. Fresh unpreserved sample must be delivered to the laboratory within one hour of collection. Stool in preservative is unacceptable.
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 1 week frozen.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0058001
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Processing Info:    Sample must be frozen within two hours of collection.

Stool Sample Collection Instructions, No Preservative