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Entamoeba histolytica Detection

OVERVIEW

Entamoeba Histolytica Detection is conducted to check for amoeba infection. This test tells doctors about the presence or absence of antibodies to the parasite Entamoeba Histolytica.

WHAT IS ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION?

Entamoeba Histolytica Detection is a blood test. It is performed to check whether Entamoeba Histolytica antibodies are present in the blood. The test detects whether the immune system is making these antibodies.

WHY IS ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION SUGGESTED?

Entamoeba Histolytica Detection is required if you have the following symptoms:

  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhea
  • Weight loss
  • Fever
  • Belly cramps

HOW IS ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION PERFORMED?

Entamoeba Histolytica Detection is performed in the following steps:

  • Blood is drawn from a vein in the
  • The sample is sent to the lab.
  • The presence of antibodies is analyzed.

The result of an Entamoeba Histolytica Detection test takes a few days to arrive.

WHAT ARE THE PARAMETERS MEASURED IN ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION?

Entamoeba Histolytica Detection measures the level of Entamoeba Histolytica antibodies present in your blood.

PREPARATION BEFORE ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION

Not much preparation is required before going for an Entamoeba Histolytica Detection test.

  • You must inform your doctor of any other medicines you are on.

POST CARE AFTER ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION

After Entamoeba Histolytica Detection, you don’t need any special care. You can get back to normal life immediately.

SAMPLE TYPES IN ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION

An intravenous blood sample is required for an Entamoeba Histolytica Detection test.

SIDE EFFECTS/RISKS OF ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA DETECTION

The Entamoeba Histolytica Detection test does not have any major risk or side effect.

You may feel

  • Slight discomfort or pain when the needle is inserted in the vein.
  • Slight bruising at the spot from where blood is drawn.

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