Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Amoebic Serology

Test Name: Amoebic Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect acute (after onset of symptoms) and convalescent (2-3 weeks later) blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred weekdays to the Public Health Laboratory in Toronto.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2009-02-22
Revised Date: 2019-04-01
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: EIA
Critical Information Required: Specify suspected parasitic organism when ordering.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
PARASRO
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory, Toronto

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