Test Catalog

Test ID: GIAR    
Giardia Antigen, Feces

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Sensitive screening for the detection of Giardia lamblia antigens present in stool specimens

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Parasitic Investigation of Stool Specimens Algorithm

-Laboratory Testing for Infectious Causes of Diarrhea

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Giardia Ag, F

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Giardiasis