Jun 28, 2017




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Parasite Identification

Parasite Identification (HCWORM) Microbiology Lab Test

Name: Parasite Identification

Test Name: Parasite Identification

Health Link Test Code: HCWORM

LIS Test Code: WORM

CPT Code(s): 87169

Methodology: Microscopy

Clinical Information:

Macroscopic identification of adult parasitic worms.

Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift - day varies.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 - 5 days.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.

Collection Container: Para-PakĀ® Ova & Parasite (O & P) kit (pink and gray caps)

Also Acceptable: Sterile container

Stability Ambient:

Unpreserved: 1 hour

Preserved: unlimited

Stability Refridgerated:

Not acceptable

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to the laboratory.



Interpretation Type: Expected Results