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Cryptosporidium Antigen Stool Test

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The Cryptosporidium Antigen Stool Test is a diagnostic procedure designed to detect the presence of antigens from the Cryptosporidium parasite in a patient’s stool sample. Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that causes cryptosporidiosis, a diarrheal disease that can be particularly severe in children and individuals with weakened immune systems. This test is crucial for accurately diagnosing the infection, enabling healthcare providers to prescribe the appropriate treatment and management strategies for affected individuals.

At DNA Labs UAE, the test is conducted with precision and care, ensuring reliable results for patients. The cost of the Cryptosporidium Antigen Stool Test at DNA Labs UAE is set at 550 AED. This fee encompasses the complete testing process, from sample collection to analysis and reporting. DNA Labs UAE is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and employs highly skilled professionals to conduct the test, ensuring that patients receive accurate and timely results. This test is an essential tool in the diagnosis and management of cryptosporidiosis, helping to mitigate the spread of the infection and improve patient outcomes.

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Cryptosporidium Antigen Stool Test

Welcome to DNA Labs UAE, your trusted genetic laboratory. We offer the Cryptosporidium Antigen Stool Test to help diagnose gastrointestinal infections caused by Cryptosporidium parasites. Read on to learn more about the test cost, symptoms, and diagnosis process.

Test Details

The Cryptosporidium antigen stool test is a diagnostic test used to detect the presence of Cryptosporidium parasites in the stool. This microscopic parasite can cause gastrointestinal infections, resulting in symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea.

Test Components and Price

Test Name: Cryptosporidium Antigen Stool Test

Components: Stool sample

Price: 550.0 AED

Sample Condition and Report Delivery

Sample Condition: 5 g (1 g min.) fresh stool in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.

Report Delivery: Sample collected daily by 1 pm; Report delivered on the same day.

Method and Test Type

Method: ICT (Immunochromatographic Test)

Test Type: Infections

Referring Doctor and Test Department

Referring Doctor: Physician, Gastroenterologist

Test Department: DNA Labs UAE

Pre Test Information

No special preparation is required before taking the Cryptosporidium antigen stool test.

About the Test

The Cryptosporidium antigen stool test is conducted to detect the presence of Cryptosporidium parasites in the stool. These parasites can cause gastrointestinal infections and lead to various symptoms, including diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea.

During the test, a stool sample is collected and analyzed for the presence of Cryptosporidium antigens. These antigens are proteins produced by the parasite and can be detected using specialized laboratory techniques, such as enzyme immunoassays (EIA) or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests.

The Cryptosporidium antigen stool test is typically ordered when a healthcare provider suspects a Cryptosporidium infection based on the patient’s symptoms and medical history. It is especially useful when other causes of gastrointestinal illness have been ruled out or during outbreaks of Cryptosporidium in a community or healthcare facility.

Test Accuracy

The Cryptosporidium antigen stool test is a highly sensitive and specific test, meaning it can accurately detect the presence of the parasite in the stool. However, it’s important to note that a negative test result does not completely rule out a Cryptosporidium infection, as the parasites may not always be present in the stool or in detectable amounts.

Treatment and Management

Treatment for Cryptosporidium infection may involve supportive measures, such as maintaining hydration and electrolyte balance. Additionally, specific medications may be prescribed to target the parasite. The specific treatment plan will depend on the severity of the infection and the individual patient’s health status.

Thank you for choosing DNA Labs UAE for your diagnostic needs. If you suspect a Cryptosporidium infection or have any further questions, please consult with your healthcare provider or contact us for more information.

Test Name CRYPTOSPORIDIUM ANTIGEN STOOL Test
Components
Price 550.0 AED
Sample Condition 5 g (1 g min.) fresh stool in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.
Report Delivery Sample Daily by 1 pm;Report Same day
Method ICT
Test type Infections
Doctor Physician, Gastroenterologist
Test Department:
Pre Test Information No special preparation required
Test Details

The Cryptosporidium antigen stool test is a diagnostic test used to detect the presence of Cryptosporidium parasites in the stool. Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that can cause gastrointestinal infections, leading to symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea.

During the test, a stool sample is collected and analyzed for the presence of Cryptosporidium antigens. These antigens are proteins produced by the parasite and can be detected using specialized laboratory techniques, such as enzyme immunoassays (EIA) or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests.

The test is typically ordered when a healthcare provider suspects a Cryptosporidium infection based on the patient’s symptoms and medical history. It is especially useful in cases where other causes of gastrointestinal illness have been ruled out or when there is an outbreak of Cryptosporidium in a community or healthcare facility.

The Cryptosporidium antigen stool test is a highly sensitive and specific test, meaning it can accurately detect the presence of the parasite in the stool. However, it is important to note that a negative test result does not completely rule out a Cryptosporidium infection, as the parasites may not always be present in the stool or in detectable amounts.

Treatment for Cryptosporidium infection may involve supportive measures, such as maintaining hydration and electrolyte balance, as well as specific medications to target the parasite. The specific treatment plan will depend on the severity of the infection and the individual patient’s health status.