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Test Code 3601 Parasite ID

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Clean screw capped container. Do not use formaldehyde to preserve sample.

Specimen Required

All locations: submit suspected parasite or material containing suspected parasite at room temperature.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Microbiology

Monday – Friday, 24-72 hours

Reference Values

Organism identification

Method Name

Microscopic exam

CPT Code Information

87177

LOINC Code Information

20932-0