Entamoeba histolytica antibodies

Which test do we use?

IgG ELISA.

Agglutination test (total Ig) (used for urgent analysis requests)

Sampling instructions

For 1 or 2 serological analyses: at least 1 ml serum
For 3 to 5 serological analyses: at least 2 ml serum

Storage conditions

The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the transport should be kept as short as possible (avoid transport over weekends or holidays).

Frequence

ELISA: 1x / week

 

Agglutination test: Day of application if application motivated.

Contact the clinical biologist.

Reference values

negative

Delivery time of the result

On average:

ELISA: 5 days

Agglutination test: <1 day

Accredited

Yes
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED

RIZIV-code

551795 / 551806

Laatste wijziging op: 18/01/2022