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Ova and Parasites (Routine Giardia)

SIM

40330 

CPT

87329 

Synonyms

Ova & Parasite Routine 

Specimen Type

Stool ,colon washing, rectal swabs, stool aspirates 

Container

Sterile, leak proof container

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

5 ml liquid stool, 5 gm solid stool

Additional Information

 

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Room Temp

Specimen Stability

>24 hrs Refrigerate 

Rejection Criteria

> 72 hrs after admission, Contaminated specimens with barium, urine, QNS

Reference Range

Negative for Giardia Specific Antigen

Critical Value

Positive for Giardia Specific Antigen 

Test Includes

Detection GSA 

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay ( EIA) 

Testing Frequency

Monday, Wednesday, Friday  

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

2/6/2018

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