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Test ID: ACANT    
Acanthamoeba/Naegleria species, Corneal Scraping or Spinal Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of Acanthamoeba species and Naegleria fowleri, in central nervous system or ocular specimens

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Direct Wet Prep/Culture

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Acanthamoeba/Naegleria, Corneal/CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Culture for Acanthamoeba, Corneal Scrapings
Culture for Acanthamoeba, Spinal Fluid
Culture for Naegleria, Corneal Scrapings
Culture for Naegleria, Spinal Fluid
Detection of Acanthamoeba/Naegleria Species, Corneal Scrapings or CSF