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Parasites, Urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P412
Test group Parasites
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Monday-Friday, day shift
Method Microscopy (wet mount)
Container type Preferred sample for wet mount should be collected between 1000 and 1400 hours and delivered immediately to the laboratory.
Sample type Random urine
UCSF Rejection Criteria Improperly collected sample
Processing notes Refrigerate
Normal range
Turn around times 1-3 days
Additional information If concentration is employed because direct examination is negative, B225P is also billed.

See also entry for Trichomonas (P415).
CPT coding 87210
LOINC code 33017-5
Last Updated 6/22/2016 12:20:11
Entry Number 721
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