Cyclospora and Isospora Examination

Last Modified: 9/19/2019 9:11:41 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 10.0 grams Stool in Pink Cap O&P Kit 10% Formalin Container
Collection Instructions: For patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Spanish patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Burmese patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Arabic patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
Minimum Volume: 5 grams stool
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 6 months Ambient
Rejection Criteria: Received Frozen • Unpreserved stool • Stool specimens preserved in transport media not listed as acceptable
Reference Range: Not detected
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Microscopic Exam of Modified Acid-Fast Stain
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 1 to 2 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: CIEX
EPIC Test Code: LAB3147
Send Out Test Code: 10018
Included Tests: Cyclospora Examination; Isospora Examination; Concentration
CPT Coding: 87015, 87207

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