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Strongyloides species

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P412
Test group Strongyloides
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Monday-Friday, day shift
Method Microscopy
Container type Clean container
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type Sputum, BAL
Preferred volume 2 mL
Normal range Negative
Stability Refrigerated unpreserved samples: 24 hours
Room temperature samples in SAF: indefinite
Turn around times 2-3 days
Additional information If direct smears or negative a concentrate will be made and examined at an additional charge (B225P).
CPT coding 87210
LOINC code 33017-5
Last Updated 6/22/2016 12:19:27
Entry Number 878
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