Lab Test : Giardia and Cryptosporidium EIA

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Alternate:Cryptosporidium EIA; Giardia EIA; Enzyme Immunoassay for Giardia and Cryptosporidium; Stool for Giardia Antigen; Stool for Cryptosporidium Antigen
Includes:Antigen test for Giardia and Cryptosporidium
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937)-641-3902
SQ Code:GIAR
Available:Daily, 24 hours. Test performed on first shift only
Turnaround:1 day
Specimen:Stool
Volume:1 gram stool
Container:Clean container or Ova and Parasite collection kit
WHITE VIAL (STERIAL)
YELLOW OR ORANGE VIAL (CARY BLAIR)
PINK VIAL (FORMALIN)
BLACK VIAL (TOTAL FIX)
Temperature:Room temperature. Refrigerate if transport delayed more than 1 hour
Rejection:Not received at proper temperature
Not received within specified time frame
Stool received in Ecofix preservative
Stool received in PVA preservative only
Stool received in BLUE VIAL(PVA)
Normal:Negative for Giardia and Crytosporidium by EIA
Uses:Aids in the diagnosis of Giardia and/or Cryptosporidium infection
Limitations:Antigen test for Giardia may be more accurate than Ova and Parasite exam for Giardia. Antigen test for Cryptosporium may be more accurate than Cryptosporidum stains.
Method:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
 

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