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Cryptosporidium EIA

SIM

40030 

CPT

87328 

Synonyms

Crypto,  Crypto Ag 

Specimen Type

Fresh Stool, Preserved stool in Formalin, SAF, Stuarts, Cary Blair 

Container

Sterile Leak proof Container

Collection Instructions

Do not contaminate stool specimen with urine

Volume

 1 ml liquid stool / 1 gm solid stool

Additional Information

 

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

None

Transport Requirements

Room Temp

Specimen Stability

> 24 hrs  Refrigerate. Stools in preservative transport tubes should follow manufacturers recommendations. 

Rejection Criteria

Diaper and swabs are rejected

Reference Range

Negative for Cryptosporidium Antigen

Critical Value

Positive for Cryptosporidium Antigen 

Test Includes

Detection for Antigen 

Methodology

Enzyme Linked  Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) 

Testing Frequency

Monday, Wednesday,  Friday 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

1/26/2018 

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