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ID:557 Amoebic serology
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DescriptionSerology for amoebiasis is useful for extracolonic manifestions of infections with Entamoeba histolytica such amoebic hepatic abscesses. In rare cases amoebic colitis can mimic ulcerative colitis and it might be advisable to rule out amoebic dysentry particularly when the patient travelled abroad.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

TubeSerum Gel Tube
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Collection Conditions
Min. Vol3 mL

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Ref. Range (Female)
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Ref. Range NotesResults are expressed in either negative or positive. Positive results will be telephoned to the requesting clinician.
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT28 days
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT28 days
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : Dr. H. Schuster. Review due on 04/07/2017 09:56:57. Published By K Roberts on 04/07/2016 09:56:57.