Ova and Parasite Screen, Fairview Range Hospital and Clinics only


Sunquest Code:OPS  
Epic Code:LAB5870Epic Name:Ova and Parasite Screen
Methodology:Immunoassay
CPT Code:87329, 87328
Test Includes:Detection of Cryptosporidium and Giardia antigens.
Turnaround Time:Performed daily; results are reported within 24 hours.
Special Instructions:If results are negative, the physician can request a complete Ova and Parasite Exam (POPR), which will be sent to IDDL.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Stool in 10% formalin or unpreserved
Optimal Volume:10 mL or 1 gram stool
Container:Formalin Stool (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store formalin preserved samples at room temp; deliver unpreserved specimens to lab for testing within 30 minutes.
Shipping Instructions:Ship formalin preserved samples at room temp; deliver unpreserved specimens to lab for testing within 30 minutes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Lab-Microbiology  (Fairview Range - FRMC)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative


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