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Acanthamoeba Direct Detection by Fluorescent Antibody

Test Name: Acanthamoeba Direct Detection by Fluorescent Antibody
Alternate Description:
LIS Code: DEACAN
Lab Section:

Virology

Fluid Type:

Eye

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Slide

Specimen Stability:

72 hours if refrigerated

Specimen Transport:

Refrigerate

Test Results:

Pos/Neg

Availability:

07:00-15:00 hours 7 days a week

Stat Availability:

No

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

24 hours

Critical Value:

All positives phoned to floor or physician

Specimen Preparation (Outreach):

Keep refrigerated until courier pickup