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Test Code ENTERIC PARASITE PANEL by PCR ENTERIC PARASITE PANEL by PCR

Department

Molecular

Group Components

Giardia lamblia
Cryptosporidium hominis and C. parvum
Entamoeba histolytica

Specimen Type

Stool

Container

Clean sealed plastic container

Special Requirements

Do not contaminate sample with water, urine, toilet paper or soap.

Standard Volume

1gm

Minimum Volume

1gm

Pediatric Volume

1gm

Method

Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Ship Temperature

Room Temperature

Stability Room Temp

48 hours

Stability Refrigerated

5 days

CPT Code

87505

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday