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Entamoeba Histolytica IgG Antibody

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Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
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  1. No special preparation required

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What is Entamoeba Histolytica IgG Antibody?

Entamoeba histolytica is a parasite responsible for a disease called amoebiasis. Symptoms of amoebiasis include diarrhea with watery stool and appearance of blood sometimes, pain in stomach with cramps, fever, weight loss, etc. The Entamoeba histolytica IgG antibody test is intended for the qualitative determination of antibodies against Entamoeba histolytica antigens in blood. Especially asymptomatic carriers and cases of a previous non-invasive amoebiasis may be identified. The parasites can also penetrate the intestinal wall and travel to organs such as the liver via bloodstream causing extraintestinal amoebiasis

Why is Entamoeba Histolytica IgG Antibody done?

  1. To determine an intestinal or extra-intestinal infection (Liver) by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica which causes the disease amoebiasis

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