Skip to main content

Login to North West London Pathology – consumables service

If you need a new account or you have a query about your order, please telephone the pathology call centre on 0203 313 5353.

If you have forgotten your password you can reset this yourself. Please click here if you have forgotten your password.

Results Line and Enquiries

0203 313 5353

Amoebic antibodies

Category Virology
Test background

An adjunct to the diagnosis of extra-intestinal amoebiasis, especially liver abscesses.

Clinical Indications

E. histolytica is usually the causative organism. If the parasite reaches the bloodstream it can spread through the body, most frequently ending up in the liver where it causes amoebic liver abscesses.

Reference range

See report

Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 1 mL
Turnaround time 14 - 21 days

Not currently performed in house; this test is processed by Quest Diagnostics.