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Cyclospora / isospora stain

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3189

 

Methodology: 

Modified acid fast stain

Schedule: 

Monday - Friday

Reported: 

2-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: Sterile container or 1.0 gram of stool in a Proto-fix CLR kit with preservative.
Transport: Sample should arrive within 2 hours of collection when possible

 

Notes: 

Stain will rule out Cryptosporidium as well

Reference Interval: 

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

87207+87015

Last Changed: 

01/06/2017 17:51:45

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 4:16:40 PM