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Parasite Identification - Intestinal

Order Name C PARA ID
Test Number: 6001015
Revision Date 09/27/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Parasite Identification - Intestinal
Microscopy  
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred See Instructions See Instructions See Instructions Room Temperature
Instructions Collect parasitic worm (suspect neatode, cestode, or trematode) in Sterile Leakproof Container, Transfer to 70% Alcohol or 10% Formalin Container ASAP!
Not acceptable is frozen or desiccated specimen)
Parasite Complete Exam Stool (6060250) should be ordered on stool to check for ova and parasite.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon - Fri 
Expected TAT 1-2 Days  
CPT Code(s) 87169
Lab Section Microbiology