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Test Code OP Ova and Parasites, Misc. Sites, Examination

Specimen Type

Tissue, fluid or aspirate

Container

Sterile container

UCMC Collection Instructions

Please see Microbiology Specimen Collection Tables

  • See appropriate category in Table 2 PARASITOLOGY

Availability

Monday through Friday

Turnaround Time

Minimum 48 hours Monday through Friday

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Methodology

Direct examination, Permanent Stain

Additional Information

Please notify Microbiology lab of suspected agents.

CPT Code

87209, 87177

Reference Range

Negative

Fee Code

30087209, 30687177