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Ectoparasite identification

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P416
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Monday-Friday, day shift
Collection Instructions Place insect in gauze or tissue moistened with water and submit in a clean container. Refrigerate until submitted to laboratory.
Container type Urine cup or clean container with gauze moistened with water
Sample type Parasite
UCSF Rejection Criteria Improperly collected or stored sample
Normal range
Synonyms flea; insect; mite; tick; arthropod
Stability Refrigerated 24 hours
CPT coding 87168
LOINC code 673-4
Last Updated 6/21/2016 14:25:05
Entry Number 334
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