SAM - Overview: Entamoeba histolytica Antibody, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: SAM    
Entamoeba histolytica Antibody, Serum

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

As an adjunct in the diagnosis of extraintestinal amebiasis, especially liver abscess


Serology may be particularly useful in supporting the diagnosis of amebic liver abscess in patients without a definite history of intestinal amebiasis and who have not spent substantial periods of time in endemic areas

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.


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

E. histolytica Ab, S

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

Amebic Antibody
Amebic Serology Amebiasis
Amoeba Histolytica
Amoeba, Serum
Amoebiasis Antibody
E Histolytica Antibody, Serum
Entamoeba Histolytica Antibodies
Entamoeba Histolytica Serology
Parasite Serologies-done by clinic