CRYPS - Overview: Cryptosporidium Antigen, Feces

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CRYPS    
Cryptosporidium Antigen, Feces

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

Establishing the diagnosis of intestinal cryptosporidiosis

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

For other diagnostic tests that may be of value in evaluating patients with diarrhea; the following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Parasitic Investigation of Stool Specimens Algorithm

-Laboratory Testing for Infectious Causes of Diarrhea

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

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

Yes

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

Cryptosporidium Ag, F