Cyclospora and Isospora Examination

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB3147
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CIEX
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 10018
Included Tests

Cyclospora Examination; Isospora Examination; Concentration


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

10.0 grams Stool in Pink Cap O&P Kit 10% Formalin Container

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

6 months Ambient

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

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Not detected


Methodology:
  • Microscopic Exam of Modified Acid-Fast Stain

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

1 to 2 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00917015, 00917207


CPT Coding

87015, 87207